Commercial Law

Find out how we can help you with your business and commercial law needs.

Our service

Our friendly and experienced team can help and advise you on a wide range of business needs, including:

  • setting up a business
  • ownership structure for your business or farm
  • business structuring (such as joint venture companies and other corporate entities)

Our professional service also covers:

  • company incorporations
  • company constitutions
  • director and shareholder rights and responsibilities
  • share issues and share sales
  • overall restructurings

Property transactions and trusts

Our commercial team assists with property transactions including rural conveyance matters.

We can advise you on trust law and trust structures, including the formation and operation of private family trusts and charitable trusts.

We can also help you with the Personal Property Securities Act, succession planning, and contract law.

Whole team approach

Sometimes your legal advice needs will require input from staff with complementary expertise.

We work closely with our Primary Industries team and our Private Client experts to provide you with a seamless service.

Contact us to find out how we can help you and your business.

Our people

Find out about the members of our Commercial Law team:

  • Laurie Wilkes

    Laurie Wilkes


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  • Janese Priergaard-Petersen

    Janese Priergaard-Petersen

    Senior Associate

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  • David Stoevelaar

    David Stoevelaar


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  • Ellen Langley

    Ellen Langley

    Associate - Registered Legal Executive

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  • Erin Gerken

    Erin Gerken

    Registered Legal Executive

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  • Anne Snodgrass

    Anne Snodgrass

    Personal Assistant

    Phone: 03 211 0921

    Email: Anne Snodgrass