Commercial and Corporate

The JHK Legal team has a significant track record in a wide range of commercial and corporate matters across all stages of the business life cycle, from incorporation or acquisition, general trading, to sale, succession or insolvency. We ensure that our advice is tailored for practical application to our client’s business and individual circumstance and is designed to meet our client’s objectives and time constraints.

We advise companies in relation to compliance with corporations and securities law. Our experience covers the following areas:

  • Restructuring, mergers, acquisitions and re-organisations
  • Incorporation of companies and associations
  • Director’s duties
  • Advising in relation to share capital, dividends and loan capital
  • Capital raising (including initial public offerings on the Australian Stock Exchange)
  • Legal due diligence
  • Advising on compliance and corporate governance matters
  • Advising listed public companies
  • Risk management and business succession planning and implementation
  • Partnership, Shareholder, Unitholder and Joint Venture Agreements
  • Establishing and providing advice in relation to trusts
  • Franchising
  • Intellectual property matters including protection of intellectual property such as trademarks and license agreements; and
  • Advising, negotiating and preparing common commercial agreements such as agency agreements, confidentiality deeds, distribution agreements, license agreements, supply agreement, application for credit and standard terms of trade.