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Goldrick Farrell Mullan can address a wide range of Business Law related matters. Our business lawyers bring practical experience as well as in depth legal knowledge to the provision of business law advice. Our clients range from start up businesses to listed companies, public authorities and local councils.
Areas of expertise include:
Sale and purchase of businesses by either sale of assets or sale of shares
Implementing an appropriate business structure and asset protection strategy
Business succession planning
Creating franchises by drafting franchise agreements, advising on compliance with the code of conduct and the “Australianisation” of commercial documentation & advice on local issues for transnational companies
Advising potential franchisees on the franchise agreement and appropriate business structure
Structuring partnerships and joint ventures, particularly in relation to the exploitation of new businesses and technology
Tender Preparation and compliance
Reviewing or drafting a diverse range of contracts
Trade practice compliance including consumer protection, multi level marketing, restrictive trade practices and the telecommunications requirements.
Advising on loan agreements, mortgages, charges and other forms of security.
GFM projects include:
Advising an Australian university on the buyout of its joint venture partner
Acting on the purchase of an historic Sydney hotel and nightclub
Advising a number of mortgage system franchisees in respect of the franchise agreement
Drafting master and sub-franchise documentation for a company best described as the maritime equivalent of the NRMA, including the incorporation into that documentation of procedures for the handling of distress calls and cooperation with Australian maritime safety authorities
Advising an upmarket patisserie business in relation to creating a franchise network