Commercial and Property Law

Commercial Law

We work with businesses across a range of sectors and industries (including in health, aged care and retirement living), all of whom face a range of commercial law issues and regulatory obligations.

We can assist you with:

  • Contracts, agreements, memorandums of understanding and other commercial documentation, including:
    • Consultancy agreements;
    • Service contracts;
    • Supply agreements;
    • Trading terms; and
    • Tender preparation and evaluation;
  • Business and asset sales;
  • Joint venture arrangements and partnership agreements;
  • Directors’ duties, governance, risk, and Company Secretarial support; and
  • Compliance and regulatory matters, including in relation to the Associations Incorporation Act, Corporations Act, freedom of information, privacy and data security, and the Australian Consumer Law.

Property and Development

We have expertise in a range of property and development related matters, ranging from the routine to the complex.

We work with clients in health, aged care and retirement living, as well as a variety of other sectors and industries.

We can assist you with:

  • Sale and purchase of land – including drafting, review and negotiation of sale contracts and special conditions;
  • Leases – drafting, review and negotiation (including commercial, medical, health and retail);
  • Pathology and diagnostic imaging services leases and compliance with the Health Insurance Act 1973 (Cth);
  • Leasing issues between lessors and lessees such as rent review arrangements, outgoings, signage, parking and access rights; and briefing of expert valuers;
  • Land subdivision documentation and agreements;
  • Restrictive covenants, easements, caveats, memorials and notifications on title;
  • Development management agreements;
  • Off-the-plan sales contracts;
  • Land tenure issues;
  • Acquisitions and sales – including heads of agreement and legal due diligence;
  • Strata titles and community titles;
  • Preparation of dealings for registration at Landgate; and
  • Town planning and local government issues including under the Planning and Development Act and Local Government Act; and objections to rates and land valuations.

Key contacts

For further information, please contact Gemma McGrath or David McMullen.