Our lawyers have assisted clients in securing business deals with commercial contracts for over 50 years. We look after the details so that you can focus on your day-to-day operations.

Our lawyers are experts in Commercial Contract Law, with extensive experience applying their knowledge to a range of different business scenarios. We regularly assist organisations of all sizes to draft contracts and resolve contract-related disputes.

We will guide you through the transaction from start to finish and make sure there are no unpleasant surprises at the end. Our lawyers have been working with clients for many years, helping them to secure deals in all areas of commerce including:

  • Residential real estate conveyancing;
  • Commercial, rural and industrial real estate transactions;
  • Subdivisions and options;
  • Commercial agreements and deeds;
  • Commercial hotel acquisitions and sales including liquor licensing;
  • Marinas, leasing, sales and purchases;
  • Commercial Leasing;
  • Franchises;
  • Sale and Purchase of Businesses; and
  • Share Sale Agreements.

We understand that the decision to sell or purchase a business or company or unit trust is one of the most significant financial decisions you can make. Our lawyers advise vendors on the preparation of Sale of Business contracts and other ancillary matters, such as the assignment or transfer of a lease. We can assist purchasers in the due diligence process.

Additionally, our lawyers have the expertise to facilitate the structuring and purchase, sale and lease of rural, industrial and commercial real estate. Rankin Ellison will advise you on every aspect of your transaction, including taxation implications (including Capital Gains Tax and State Land Tax) and additional costs such as experts, GST, stamp duty and disbursements.

Having your commercial contract drafted by an experienced lawyer is vital to ensuring that the agreement serves its purpose and reduces the risk of a future business dispute.

Rankin Ellison is also well-equipped to draw up tailored franchise agreements, sharing extensive knowledge of the legislative frameworks to assist both franchisors and franchisees throughout the process. We will explain your rights, obligations and duties, managing the legal complexities so that you can focus on running your business.

To learn more about our range of legal services relating to commercial contracts and transactions, please contact us today.