Business and commercial
We help with a wide range of commercial transactions, including:
We assist you to ensure your affairs are structured for optimal asset protection and tax-effectiveness.
Purchase and sale of businesses
Whether you are buying or selling, we can assist you with the negotiation and documentation of contracts and agreements.
We show you how to avoid the unforeseen pitfalls of agreements and partnerships or joint ventures whilst creating agreements to ensure the outcomes you want.
Trusts, companies and superannuation
We can advise and help you with trustee and director duties, beneficiaries and shareholders rights as well as associated superannuation and tax implications.
What is ‘corporate governance’
But what does this actually mean? In recent times the term ‘corporate governance’, and the increasingly popular ‘good corporate governance’, appear to be regular topics of discussion both in the media and the general popula...
Personal guarantees of leases
If you are a director of a company entering into a commercial or retail lease, the landlord will require you to give a personal guarantee of the company’s obligations under the lease. In such cases, directors should fully comprehend the exten...
During the meetings I had with Garland Waddington, they explained the legal direction in a way I could understand. This made me feel comfortable and confident to move forward. Excellent service.Alan Slade
A wealth of experience to draw on that made consideration of complex issues and a solution easy to understand. We have every confidence in their advice and strongly recommend them to others.R Kerr
Ken and the team at Garland Waddington are very knowledgeable and I have the utmost respect for them. Everyone I deal with always makes me feel like they have my best interests at heart.Bruce Perry
On an intellectual property licence agreement, I found them to be personable and they got the results required. Their service was reliable and prompt. I look forward to working with them into the future.Garth Chapman
A litigation issue was causing us enormous stress. We achieved the result we needed. We WON! The staff were easy to deal with. Their knowledge was outstanding and they were great communicators.Kate Marshall
We were blown away with how friendly everyone was. The staff member in particular who carried out our conveyancing work was prompt and very approachable. We were very happy with the cost as well.Paul and Lyn Thomas