Corporate Advisory

It can be difficult in business to find the time to ensure that legislative obligations are constantly being met. There are many legal minefields involved in running any business and especially so when dealing with large corporations and entities. Diamond Conway offers a wealth of expertise and knowledge in the area of Corporate Advisory, allowing you to focus on your commercial goals.

Call us today on 02 9222 8000.

Corporate Advisory

The corporate advisory division involves the giving of advice on commercial matters involving corporations, institutions and government bodies.

Diamond Conway can advise you on the following areas of Corporate Advisory:

Company Law

Diamond Conway can assist with all company law matters including:

  • Incorporating a company
  • The de-merger of divisions within companies to enable separate entities to conduct those divisions and introduce new capital into them
  • Share option schemes
  • Updating Company constitutions (for example, to incorporate listing rules)
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Director's Duties
  • Disputes between shareholders
  • Disputes between shareholders and directors
  • Winding up a company

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Debt Recovery

The longer a debt is left unpaid the greater the interest accrued and the harder it becomes to recover.

In the current economic environment, cash flow problems are becoming a more frequent occurrence. Diamond Conway can assist you in recovering debts owed. Call us on 02 9222 8000 to talk to one of our debt recovery experts.

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Commercial Contract Disputes

Disputes can arise even where two parties have a firm agreement and are on the same page.

Often events occur that affect a contractual relationship that are outside the control of either party. Whether it is a simple dispute over the payment of a fee, or a disagreement over a fundamental condition of a contract, you can call Diamond Conway for advice on 02 9222 8000.

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Business Acquisitions & Sales

Business Acquisitions refers to the process of purchasing a complementary business in order to grow a business.

Diamond Conway can help in negotiating business acquisitions and sales, and preparing relevant written documentation.  Call us today on 02 9222 8000 to seek advice from our business acquisitions experts.

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Company Structuring

The legislation governing corporations in Australia is amongst the largest and most complicated in the world.

It is advisable to seek sound legal advice in relation to company structuring matters, to ensure compliance with legislative requirements.

Diamond Conway’s expert corporate advisors can assist in all matters relating to company structuring, including the formation of Companies and Trusts, the drafting of Shareholder and Unit holder agreements, the modification of constitutions and so forth.

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Corporate Advice & Tax Structuring

Diamond Conway can provide strategic advice in order to ensure that you continually reach your commercial aspirations and minimize tax.

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Industrial Relations

The area of Industrial Relations concerns workplace relationships and disputes. Employers need to be aware of new rights and obligations arising under the Fair Work System.

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See Employment Law in our Business and Commercial practice area for more information on Industrial Relations. 
Trade Practices Law

Are you a provider of goods or services to the consumer market? If so, new legislative changes to Australian Consumer Law may apply to your business.

The Competition and Consumer Act replaced the former Trade Practices Act in 2010, bringing with it changes in how you relate to your marketplace.

Call Diamond Conway on 02 9222 8000 to discuss the new legislation and ensure that you are compliant with any new obligations imposed on your business.

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International Trade Negotiations

When trading on an international scale, a whole range of new issues can arise, such as language barriers and taxation matters..

Diamond Conway’s lawyers can provide the knowledge and expertise that you need to ensure your international trade negotiations run efficiently.

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Our Corporate Advisory Lawyers

It can be difficult in business to find the time to ensure that legislative obligations are constantly being met. Employing Diamond Conway’s corporate advisors to oversee these requirements can not only save time, but also provide you with the peace of mind to focus on more important goals.

CORPORATE ADVISORY
LEGAL SPECIALISTS

To find out about or contact one of our lawyers, please feel free to click on the links below.

Phillip Meisner/MANAGING PARTNER
Peter Carkagis/PARTNER
Ronald Gorick/PARTNER
Lucas Kanakis/PARTNER
Michael Mazzone/PARTNER
John Stinson/PARTNER
Michael Tzirtzilakis/PARTNER
Michael Zwar/PARTNER
Vanessa Marquez-Vallejo/SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Steven Spyros/SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Alex Rybak/SOLICITOR

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