Our in-depth knowledge of business acquisitions or divestments, private capital raisings or joint ventures, and restructures and investments means we understand how to get the best commercial outcomes for you and your business.
We recognise that these sorts of transactions are of high stakes and so our vigilant commercial law team focuses on comprehensive advice across both commercial and legal risks.
Our corporate and commercial law services include:
Mergers and acquisitions
Buying and selling a businesses
Relationship documents such as Shareholders Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Unitholders Agreements or Joint Venture Agreements
Transaction document preparation
Disclosure documentation and exemptions
Corporations law advice
We also work closely with specialists across all our BlueRock divisions to offer a multi-disciplinary service in the areas of Trusts, Probate and Estate Planning, Tax, Capital Raising, Franchising, and Trademarks and Intellectual Property.
Our estate planning team is experienced in the various areas of law that apply to wills and estates.
We cover not only personal estate planning but also holistic and practical business succession planning. This area of our legal practice includes taxation expertise along with wills and estates law, social security law, duties and land tax, trust law and litigation experience.
Basically, it’s about making sure your assets, family and business are protected into the future.
Our trusts, probate and estate planning services include:
Simple and complex testamentary trust Wills
Enduring Powers of Attorney
Medical Treatment Decision Maker Appointments
Advance Care Directives
Part IV claims and contested matters
Business succession including buy/sell agreements, Key Person insurance strategies, family Constitutions, Option Agreements
For better for worse, tax is a certainty in any line of business.
At times, it can be a confusing process and, if not considered properly, serious and unnecessary consequences can arise. Our tax law team will be able to explain and advise you on your legal position across various commercial and individual settings.
Our tax law specialists will advise and propose business structures that will ensure you are operating compliantly with respect to taxation obligations, so that you don’t come across any surprises and frustrations.
We offer a range of tax law services, including:
Capital Gains Tax and structuring advice
Income tax advice
International aspects of taxation law
Private Binding Ruling applications
Complex written advice (Reasonably Arguable Position)
Tax implications when selling a business, assets or property
Employment taxation obligations
Employee Share Schemes and Option Plans
Any dealings with the Australian Taxation Office or State Taxation Departments
Our reputable franchising team has worked alongside leading franchisors and franchisees across a huge range of industries.
Our franchising experts will ensure that you have a strong understanding of your rights and obligations under a franchise arrangement.
Our experienced franchising team can tailor our advice and strategy to both sides of the fence of franchising, and we will strive to produce the favourable outcomes for your franchise business or brand.
By engaging in our franchising services, you will have experts at your disposal who will can advise you in areas such as:
Establishing a franchise system or similar commercial arrangements
Preparing franchise agreements and disclosure documents