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Company and Business Law

We can make doing business easier. Our specialist commercial team has solid expertise across a range of business law issues including contracts, business structuring, finance, governance, terms of trade, employment and intellectual property.
 
We advise on:
 
Commercial Matters
  • General business advice and corporate strategy.
  • Advice on compliance with commercial law and legislation in New Zealand and internationally (eg. Companies Act, Personal Property Securities Act, Consumer Guarantees Act, Fair Trading Act, etc).
  • Business Governance.
  • Commercial dispute resolution.
  • Trade mark, copyright and protection of intellectual property.
 
Contracts
  • Buying and selling businesses.
  • Distribution and licence agreements.
  • Employment and independent contractor agreements.
  • Franchising.
  • Leasing.
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements.
  • Terms of trade.
 
Business Structures
  • Formation and incorporation of companies.
  • Joint ventures.
  • Partnerships.
  • Trading trusts.
 
Securities Law
  • Compliance with Securities Act and Regulations.
  • Prospectus and Investment Statements.
Please contact us for advice or further information about our services.

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