Corporate and Commercial

Commercial Law

Rotstein Commercial Lawyers has extensive experience in all areas of commercial and business law, including but not limited to:

  • Business sales and acquisitions (franchised and non-franchised);
  • Franchising law, including:
    • acting for franchisors and franchisees
    • advice regarding structuring when establishing a franchise system
    • preparation of franchise agreement and related franchise grant documentation
    • preparation, and annual updating, of franchise disclosure document
    • preparation of licence agreement, sub-lease and any related documents required to be signed by a franchisee
  • commercial and shopping centre leases
  • drafting specific and tailored contracts for many and various commercial transactions including:
    • joint venture agreements
    • consultancy agreements
    • distribution agreements
    • supply agreements
    • management agreements
    • loan agreements
    • licence agreements¬†and other similar type agreements
  • reviewing and advising on contracts and agreements, which have been prepared by other lawyers
  • preparation of discretionary, unit and hybrid trusts
  • shareholder and/or director agreements
  • unitholder agreements
  • Corporations Act advice
  • property law, including owners corporations
  • construction law
  • PPSR
  • general corporate and commercial research and advice

Corporate Law

At Rotstein Commercial Lawyers we have a proven track record of successfully advising clients on corporate structuring, mergers, acquisitions, divestments and ASX Listing Rules advice and compliance.

Our advice and transactional experience covers:

  • Corporate structuring and restructuring
  • Acquisitions and divestments
  • Share sale and sale of business agreements
  • Corporate advisory
  • Joint ventures and alliances
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Business succession agreements
  • Commercial agreements
  • Capital raising
  • IPO prospectuses, rights issues and short form prospectuses
  • Regulatory compliance including under the Corporations Act, ASX Listing Rules and FIRB regulations

Tax Law

At Rotstein Commercial Lawyers we provide tax effective structuring advice, technical advice on complex tax issues, CGT, GST and superannuation, and advise on and structure business acquisitions and divestments to achieve optimal outcomes for clients.

At Rotstein Commercial Lawyers we have experience and provide advice on a full range of tax issues including:

  • Income and capital gains tax
  • Taxation of trusts
  • Goods and Services Tax
  • Stamp duty in each state and territory across Australia
  • Tax consolidations and tax sharing agreements
  • Tax litigation in the Federal Court of Australia and Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • Tax Rulings
  • Land tax
  • Payroll tax