Our commitment

At Eales & Mackenzie our business lawyers deal across a wide spectrum of transactions between individual and business entities involving us with the provision of professional services across Australian jurisdictions and internationally . We enjoy ongoing relationships with our corporate clients, allowing us to develop both short and long-term strategies to avoid potential risks and maintain commercial relationships into the future. As a leading firm in the area of business law, we are committed to providing our clients with commercially focused and industry specific advice for their business needs.

Our experience

Our lawyers have extensive experience working with small and large businesses and advising start-ups and established corporate entities. We pride ourselves on providing expert advice in all areas of business law including:

  • Business structures
  • Franchising
  • Business acquisitions
  • Industrial relations
  • Partnership and joint venture agreements
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Debt recovery
  • Business succession
  • Leasing and licensing
  • Insolvency
  • Business sale and purchase

We provide businesses of all sizes across a range of industries practical and cost-effective business law advice.

Business set up

If you are considering starting a business or restructuring a current business endeavour, early consultation with an expert business lawyer from Eales & Mackenzie can ensure you receive tailored  and professional advice in relation to the structure of your new or existing business. There are a number of important factors to consider when starting a business such as choosing an appropriate business structure as a sole trader, a partnership, a company or a trust. Making these informed decisions early is critical for asset protection, management of legal liability and tax considerations that may affect your business later. Consultation with our business lawyers can ensure you choose the best structure for your unique circumstances.

Business acquisition

Acting without qualified legal assistance when starting a new venture or purchasing an existing business can be risky. At Eales & Mackenzie we believe in a client-centric approach, ensuring our advice has the best interests of our e clients in mind and is the result of strategic and thorough research and an understanding of our clients’ unique circumstances. Our expert business lawyers will navigate you through the complex legal processes involved in business acquisitions, ensuring you understand any potential risks, debts or liabilities that may later affect your endeavours. Providing ongoing industry-specific advice from pre-contractual negotiations to the completion of the transaction, our clients are fully supported and advised throughout the process. Eales & Mackenzie’s business lawyers understand the intricacies of modern business practices and will provide you with current and specialized advice in relation to all areas of business law.

For further information we suggest you look at our legal tips under the headings of “Business Tips” and “Business Risks”.