Property, Commercial and Personal Services Team

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Property, Commercial and Personal Services Team

The following legal services are primarily provided by our Property, Commercial and Personal Services Team:

Property: Residential, Commercial and Rural

  • Sales, purchases, leases, retirement village licences
  • Mortgages, financing and securities
  • Easements, fencing and boundary issues
  • Public Works Act acquisitions
  • Subdivisions and land development
  • Particular expertise in orchard and vineyard properties

Commercial Law

  • Companies, partnerships and joint ventures
  • Negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements
  • Franchising and licensing
  • Distribution, packing, storage and supply agreements
  • Terms of trade
  • Use and protection of intellectual property
  • Financing and securities
  • Restructuring and amalgamations
  • Shareholder/partner buyouts and disputes

Trusts and Asset Planning

  • For family, business, and asset protection
  • Administration
  • Re-organisation and winding up

Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Estates

  • Probate and letters of administration
  • Administration, including life interests and trusts for minors
  • Disputes

Employment Law

  • Agreements
  • Personal grievances
  • Restructuring and redundancies
  • Disciplinary procedures and dismissals
  • Hearings
  • Occupational safety and health

The Team

Partner: Jodi Lett
Partner: Simon Wilton
Legal Executive: Sallyanne Belmont
Legal Executive: Leonie Greville
Legal Executive: Angie Chaplow
Legal Assistant: Joan Wootton

Latest News

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