Corporate advisory

We provide a broad range of services to companies, industry associations and a range of government and semi-government bodies. We work closely with our clients' executives and internal counsel, providing support in negotiating and documenting often complex commercial transactions and carrying out compliance tasks, remaining mindful of budget constraints and corporate reporting requirements.
 
We advise corporations on all restructuring and insolvency matters, including:

  • Liquidating issues for the corporation itself
  • Methods of dealing with liquidity matters
  • Advice to boards in the context of potential insolvencies
  • Dealing with customers and business partners who have entered into insolvency

We provide advice on dealing with regulators, including:

  • Responding to ASIC investigators
  • Acting as representative in prosecutions
  • Regulatory matters

Our services

  • Sounding board services for directors, executives and internal legal counsel
  • Advice on corporate governance matters and advice to directors on their statutory obligations
  • Corporations Act and ASX listing rules advice
  • Share purchase and sale arrangements and shareholders agreements advice
  • Joint ventures advice
  • Competition and consumer compliance and law advice, including advertising clearances, franchising code compliance, responding to investigations and complaints, and compliance programs
  • Transactional and property tax advice
  • Intellectual property protection, assignments and licensing advice
  • Managing insurance claims and policy coverage review advice
  • Internal compliance and white collar crime investigations
  • Advocacy and assistance with regulatory submissions
  • Business and asset sales and purchases
  • Acting for both lenders and borrowers in project, infrastructure and general commercial financing
  • Acting for bonds, advising on liquidity and cash flow matters and providing strategic outcomes
  • Acting for directors in public examination and in claims by liquidators

We have particular experience and knowledge in the engineering, construction, chemical, rail, property development, mining, industrial services, ICT, hospitality, manufacturing, financial services, health services, education and consumer goods industries and sectors.