“Watkins Tapsell’s Commercial Business and Property trusted and experienced team aims to help our clients solve problems, meet goals and protect themselves and their businesses while ensuring that we provide practical and expert advice in a quick and professional manner, and our procedures protect your rights.”

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There are many things to consider when in business. Whether you are starting a business or buying a business, or you have run your own business for a number of years (or generations), it is essential that you have advisers that you can trust.

Our experienced team, led by Accredited Specialist Business and Property Partner, Peter Rusbourne, can assist you with all elements of your business. The team has extensive experience in:

  • Sale of business transactions
  • Purchase of business transactions
  • Business structuring and documentation, including Partnership Agreements, Shareholders Agreements, Buy/Sell Agreements and Supply Agreements.
  • Sale and Purchase of Shares
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Supply Agreements, distribution agreements and other Commercial Agreements
  • Personal Property Security Registrations and Advice;
  • Development of land and real estate
  • Sale of land
  • Purchase of land
  • Conveyancing
  • SMSF transactions
  • Franchising and franchise agreements
  • Commercial Leases
  • Retail leases
  • Options
  • Wills
  • Business Succession Planning and Asset Protection, including Buy/Sell Agreements, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Enduring Guardianships, Testamentary and Discretionary Trusts.

In addition, our Commercial Business and Property Team works closely with our Workplace Law Team and Commercial Litigation team to ensure that your receive expert advice in all aspects of your Business, including managing your employees and protecting yourself from litigation.

A recent case on Franchising and Directors' Duties

An Article by Deva Saraswati, Associate, Watkins Tapsell Solicitors that also appeared in Governance Directions, October 2015 highlights how important it is that Franchisors are aware of Franchising and Directors' Duties.

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