Tag: commercial lawyer

What are Shadow directors?

In the modern day, companies are complex entities with intricate corporate governance mechanisms. However, as companies become larger and more complex, authority and control of the company tends to be delegated throughout the company. Company’s should be cautious in these circumstances …

Commercial in Confidence

Confidence in business is a serious consideration, so you should probably educate yourself on the ins and outs of confidence in business. Many law firms have strict rules and concerns regarding confidentiality. These rules should be treated as ‘commercial in confidence’ …

What are Replaceable Rules in the Corporations Act?

If a company does not wish to have a constitution, they have the option of using replaceable rules. Replaceable Rules refers to a provision of the sections and subsections of the Corporations Act which are designated under section 135 of the Act …

What does ‘without prejudice save as to costs’ mean?

Where does the phrase ‘Without Prejudice Save as to Costs’ come from? “Without prejudice” can be one of the most abused and misunderstood legal phrases, but it is also a vital legal tool designed to assist parties in settling their disputes …

How long does an enterprise agreement last?

Enterprise Agreements (otherwise known as Enterprise Bargaining Agreements) , can seem  complex in the beginning, but often it is simpler and more efficient in the long term. As each Enterprise Agreement can be tailored to meet the needs of a business, …

How to negotiate a commercial retail lease

What can be negotiated? When it comes to negotiating a commercial lease agreement, the first question you need to ask yourself is, is it worth negotiating in the first place.  If yes, then now you have an opportunity to negotiate better …