Why you need a lawyer when selling your business

By |2024-02-20T03:24:07+00:00February 28th, 2024|Business Law|

Stepping up to something new? Stepping down towards retirement? Stepping out and taking time before starting your next chapter? Whatever the reason for selling your business, you want to get the sale itself right.  Selling a business or company – whether a small business or a large franchise – can be a complex and potentially [...]

Navigating business disputes in Victoria: A guide to effective resolution

By |2024-02-20T03:24:33+00:00February 20th, 2024|Business Law|

Thorn in the side. Spanner in the works. Fly in the ointment. No matter your idiom – a business dispute is always a nuisance and a distraction – not optimal for successful commerce. Navigating these disputes – from contractual disagreements to partnership conflicts – requires a strategic and pragmatic approach.  In this blog, we will [...]

Why Your Business Needs a Shareholder’s Agreement

By |2024-01-19T05:07:57+00:00January 19th, 2024|Business Law|

Whether you are a start-up founder or a seasoned entrepreneur, one of the most important legal documents you need especially when governing a business is a shareholder’s agreement. This legally binding contract is the guide for each party when it comes to their rights, responsibilities, and obligations as a shareholder, ensuring that everyone is on [...]

4 reasons your business needs a business lawyer.

By |2023-12-06T00:21:55+00:00December 6th, 2023|Business Law|

A good business lawyer can play a pivotal role in your business. Beyond tackling legal issues, a business lawyer can play a pivotal role in establishing your business structure, crafting contracts or terms & conditions, navigating commercial leases, and even facilitating a business sale. If you are wondering when you should engage the services of [...]

Business Succession Plans – Do You Need One?

By |2023-06-16T05:26:48+00:00June 27th, 2023|Business Law|

When it comes to sorting out a plan with an Estate lawyer in Geelong, most people often overlook including a business succession plan. People often believe that their business will automatically pass on to their family or executors of the estate in the event of their death or loss of agency. However, transferring a business's [...]

Thinking of selling your business?

By |2023-04-05T01:37:42+00:00April 16th, 2023|Business Law|

Will Punivalu, Principal at WJM shares his insights Many business owners find the prospect of selling their business daunting and unnecessarily stressful. As an experienced business lawyer who has dealt with selling businesses across Victoria, I’ve highlighted three important things to consider which will assist in simplifying the process. Preparation in selling your business    [...]

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