Our business purchase lawyers are very experienced and commercially savvy.
Some of the things we can assist you with are as follows:
We recognise that small businesses have their own set of legal matters that need to be attended to and we provide relevant legal advice. We tailor our small business purchase package to be cost effective, based on what is required in your particular case.
Just few (of many) typical issues could include:
It is imperative that in the enthusiasm to acquire a business or start a new business, these types of issues are explored.
Medium-size businesses acquisitions will often have quite individual issues that require careful thought by your lawyers and you as the purchaser. There may be complex ownership arrangements, assignments of existing arrangement, intellectual property issues and complex employment matters to consider. Our senior lawyers can provide detailed advice. We have experience in complex and detailed negotiations to ensure that your interests are protected, but while understanding the need to remain commercially minded in representing your interests. As we deal with many types of businesses we can discover relevant issues that may not have been previously considered.
Purchasing a business can be exciting. It is likely that those selling you the business are extolling its positive aspects.
When you are considering buying an existing business, it is wise to undertake careful due-diligence and then to ensure that your business purchase documentation is in order and appropriate for you in the circumstances.
Experience has taught us that proper due-diligence helps a purchaser go in “eyes wide open” and hopefully be more aware of any weaknesses that the business has. The results may affect amount you offer to pay for the business.
Due diligence in relation to a relatively small business purchase might include some of the following:
Useful due-diligence will assist you in helping you to decide whether the seller’s terms are fair and appropriate .
Buying a business requires lawyers who have experience across many different areas of law.
If you’re looking for experienced business purchase lawyers who understand the cut and thrust of business, please contact us and to talk to one of our team.
We can be contacted on 1300 907 335 or, if you prefer, please fill out the contact form on this page and one of our business purchase lawyers will respond to you promptly.