Commercial Law Lawyers Melbourne

As your legal representatives, we offer comprehensive guidance to help you navigate the legal landscape, from the inception of your business to the realisation of your commercial goals. We have experience working with a range of clients, from sole proprietors to publicly listed companies, and we provide tailored legal support to meet your needs.

Our team of experienced commercial lawyers are dedicated to providing highly competent and skilled legal advice and representation that is in our clients' best interests, and we are committed to achieving the best possible outcome for each client. If you seek legal expertise regarding structuring your business or ongoing legal issues, our client-focused approach ensures that you will receive personalised attention and customised legal solutions to help you achieve your business objectives.

Our Commercial Law Services

Our services include advising on incorporation, shareholder agreements, partnerships, trust deeds, and licensing applications. We understand the importance of these foundational legal steps and will work with you to ensure they are completed efficiently and effectively. 

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Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial and retail leases agreements.
  • Heads of Agreement.
  • Agreements to lease.
  • Subleases.
  • Licences.
  • Other tenancy arrangements.
Construction & Building Development
  • Development Agreements.
  • Advice on building contracts.
  • Subdivisions.
  • Rebuilds.
  • Other developments.
Commercial Property Sale & Acquisitions
  • Sale (disposal) and purchase (acquisition) of interests.
  • Sale and lease back arrangements.
  • Options to sell or purchase.
  • Tenders.
  • Easements and related matters.
Commercial Contract & Business Agreements.
  • Employment Contracts.
  • Shareholder Agreements.
  • Terms of Trade.
  • Business Contracts.
  • Contractor Agreements.
  • Partnership agreements and other business ownership.
  • Franchising.
Company Law
  • Regulatory requirements.
  • Directors' duties.
  • Shareholder agreements and other matters.
  • Commercial employment contracts.
  • Partnership and other business ownerships.
  • Patents and Trademarks.
  • Private equity.
  • Capital raisings including start-ups and venture capital.
  • Debt for equity exchanges.
  • Company structures and restructures.
  • Joint ventures.
  • Asset sales and transfers.
Commercial Disputes
  • Contractual Disputes.
  • Commercial Buildings (Industrial and Residential).
  • Intellectual Property.
  • Trademarks, Patents & Business Names.
  • Insurance Matters.
  • Licencing.
  • Administrative Law including but not limited to Regulatory Investigations and Enforcement.
  • Competition and Consumer Law Disputes.
  • Franchise Disputes.
  • Professional Negligence.
  • Termination of tenancy agreements.
  • Commercial property sales.
  • Heritage listing.
  • Builders' Disputes.
  • Project management.
  • Landlord duties and responsibilities.
Intellectual Property
  • Patent licensing disputes.
  • Intellectual Property infringement and dispute resolution.
  • Intellectual Property portfolio management.
  • Audits and assessments to identify assets, underlying ownership, and usage rights.
  • Registration and management of trademarks, business names and domain names.
  • Patent licensing, in conjunction with patent attorneys where appropriate.
  • Strategies to minimise exposure to liability and loss of intellectual capital.
  • Due diligence for major transactions.
  • Undertaking intellectual property policy/reviews to comply with relevant laws, policies and procedures.
  • Advice and preparation of submissions to IP Australia.
  • Identification, safeguarding proprietary rights and establishment or appropriate commercialisation frameworks.

As you embark on your commercial endeavours, we will continue to provide legal guidance and support. We can advise on leases, joint ventures, employment, contractors, suppliers, building contracts, franchising, trademarks, and other key areas crucial to the success of your business. Our aim is to help you position your business for success by offering expert legal guidance on all aspects of commercial law. 

If you require assistance with business and corporate restructuring, selling of business, loans, mortgages, and guarantees, our team has the expertise to guide you through these complex processes and ensure your interests are protected at all times. 

Our team of legal experts is dedicated to supporting you at every step of your commercial journey. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your business goals.

Our Commercial Law Approach

At Goldsmiths Lawyers, our approach to commercial law is based on a client-focused strategy that prioritises building positive and productive relationships with our clients. 

We provide a SAFE approach in handling matters where we:

Seek to understand our clients’ needs;
Assist our clients in identifying potential problems and resolving existing ones;
Find solutions that are commercially practicable; and
Enhance and complement the business of our clients.

With professionalism, integrity, and a dedication to excellence, we have earned a reputation in Melbourne as a trusted and reliable partner for businesses of all sizes. By analysing our clients’ commercial goals and the legal requirements their businesses operate in, our team provides strategies and advice that is concise and effective. We recognise that each client has unique needs and objectives and work collaboratively with them to provide tailored legal solutions that meet those needs.

Our Commercial Law Team

We care about you.
We care about your business.

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What does a commercial lawyer help with?

A commercial lawyer provides businesses with legal advice and representation in a range of areas related to commercial law. There are many areas that commercial lawyers can assist businesses with. One of the primary areas of focus for commercial lawyers is contract law, where they assist clients with drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts such as employment agreements, supply agreements, and sales agreements, among others. Commercial lawyers also provide legal advice on business structures, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property protection.

Another key area where commercial lawyers provide valuable assistance is in commercial dispute resolution. This involves resolving disputes between businesses, including disputes related to breach of contract, intellectual property disputes, and commercial property disputes.

What type of complex commercial cases can you help with?

Goldsmiths Lawyers can assist you with the following complex commercial matters:

  • Conveyancing
  • Leasing
  • lease and business licences/arrangements
  • consumer law/product warranty issues
  • loans and securities issues
  • terms of trade/breach of contract
  • business, shareholding and corporate acquisition/restructuring

How can a lawyer help my business?

A commercial lawyer can provide your business with valuable legal assistance in a number of areas related to commercial law. They can provide expert legal advice on issues such as contract law, regulatory compliance, intellectual property protection, and employment law. A commercial lawyer can also help with document drafting and review, ensuring that contracts and other legal documents are legally sound and protect your business interests.

They can also provide guidance on mergers and acquisitions, helping you understand the legal complexities of these transactions and ensure that your interests are protected.

A commercial lawyer can help your business identify and mitigate legal risks, ensuring that your business is operating in compliance with the law and well-protected from potential legal pitfalls. They can also help you develop and implement effective risk management strategies to protect your business in the short, medium, and long term.

By working with a commercial lawyer, you can ensure that your business is well-positioned to achieve your business objectives while operating in compliance with the law.

We believe in open communication, transparency, and a commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for our clients. Contact our team to learn more about how we can help you. 

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Get in Touch

Goldsmiths Lawyers is conveniently located close to Melbourne's Court precinct at:
52-54 Rosslyn Street,
West Melbourne VIC 3003