Led by the Principals of the firm, the Business Law team at Whyte Just & Moore assists with:

  • Business or commercial property sales and purchases
  • Commercial, retail or farm leasing

  • Business structures including trusts and shareholder agreements

  • Business contracts including terms of trade

  • Shareholder agreements

  • Loan agreements and associated security

Business purchases or sales

Whether a small family-owned business or large company, our expert Geelong lawyers provide tailored legal advice for your transaction, ensuring the contract terms and conditions are appropriately negotiated and documented.

From preparing all documents necessary to facilitate the transfer, reviewing agreements before settlement or offering legal advice for your transaction, the expert legal team at Whyte Just & Moore has you covered.


Our experienced lawyers act on behalf of landlords and tenants in commercial, retail and farm leasing in and around the Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula, Surf Coast, and surrounding regions. Our lawyers ensure lease agreements are documented properly and provide expert legal advice on your rights and responsibilities as a landlord or tenant. Where applicable, we have a particular focus on ensuring compliance with the Retail Leases Act 2003.

Business structures

Whether you choose a sole trader, partnership, corporate or trust structure, our experienced Geelong lawyers will advise you on taxation and asset protection issues depending on your choice of structure. In addition, we will assist with the transfer of assets from one structure to another if needed.


After evaluating your circumstances, our expert lawyers will advise you on creating and maintaining various trusts; explaining the advantages and disadvantages associated with each one.

Business contracts

Ensure your business contracts are accurate and legally binding using our experienced lawyers to draft tailor-made agreements for your business or review current business contracts including shareholder agreements, license agreements, loan agreements and terms of trade.

Business disputes

Sometimes, business disputes are unavoidable. However, the dispute resolution & litigation team at Whyte Just & Moore will help resolve them where possible protecting your rights.


Contact the best Geelong business lawyers

If you need legal assistance contact our Business Law team on 03 5222 2077 for a no-obligation initial discussion with expert legal advice.

Serving Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula, Surf Coast, and surrounding regions with expert legal advice for over 140 years, Whyte Just & Moore can assist you with all of your business law matters. Contact us today on 03 5222 2077 or contact one of our commercial and business lawyers listed below directly.



Principal/Accredited Specialist in Wills and Estates

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Principal/Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation

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