Leonidas Lawyers | Business & Commercial Law
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Business & Commercial Law

At Leonidas Lawyers we have extensive experience in the business law area, across many varied industries, from individuals, small businesses and SME’s.


Leonidas Lawyers can assist you as follows:

  • Setting up a business
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Restructuring a business
  • Commercial litigation

We are able to provide effective, practical and real business solutions. Leonidas Lawyers offers the following legal services for business:

  • Business structures: We can review and determine whether your business is properly established as a sole trader, partnership, joint venture, company, trust or franchise. We can assist in restructuring your business, whether it is a partnership dissolution, or partnership expansion or a corporate restructure.
  • Business contracts: We can prepare and review all your business legal requirements including: – Legal contacts; – Sale or purchase of business; – Franchise agreements; – Supply Agreements; – Credit Account Agreements; – Terms and Conditions of Trade; – Distribution Agreements; – Partnership Agreements In advising your business we not only give consideration to the contract terms and conditions as they apply to your current position, but also how they would apply to your future position, or future scenarios. We are able to conduct necessary due diligence inquiries as required.
  • Commercial disputes and commercial litigation: We provide a complete range of litigation services for business, including alternative dispute resolution services. The types of litigations handled include but are not limited to breach of contract, employment disputes, building and property disputes, debt recovery, copyright infringement, partnership disputes and corporations law.
  • Corporations law: We draft and provide advice on shareholders agreements, advice on corporate governance, documenting company administrations.
  • Franchises: Careful consideration is necessary when buying into a franchise. At Leonidas Lawyers we can assist you by providing advice on the franchise agreement and franchisor disclosure documents. The aim is not only to ensure that you understand the documents, but that you are also aware of the issue(s) that could determine the viability of your new business, and whether it will be a successful venture.
  • Copyright, trademarks & patents: We provide legal services for the registration of designs, patents and trademarks. We also can provide protection and enforcement of your intellectual property.
  • Property and leasing: We act both for Landlords and for Tenants. We advise in regard to Commercial Leases and Retail Leases, and the associated Disclosure Statements. In addition we also handle the sale or purchase of commercial property.
  • Commercial law and small business legal advice: We provide small business with legal advice in all areas of the law, whether for debt collection, consumer law, or major litigation. Workplace employment: Leonidas Lawyers can prepare and/or review employment contracts and workplace agreements. We can also provide assistance in regard to employee disputes and/or unfair dismissals and/or as to occupational health and safety issues.
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency: These are sensitive areas where if they are dealt with a professional and precise manner, can result in beneficial outcomes for the owners. Taxation and finance: We can review and/or draft loan agreements, mortgages, guarantees, charges and other securities documentation. We provide advice in regard to GST, Capital Gains and Land Tax.
  • Business succession and asset protection: Business and Personal assets need to be secure and protected at all times, and this necessitates a careful consideration of a client’s requirements and the implementation of a suitable plan. At Leonidas Lawyers we can work with your business and family to devise a plan that keeps your hard won assets safe through unit, discretionary and family trusts, Wills and/or Powers of Attorney.



Leonidas Lawyers provides business legal services which ensure a business is properly established and has the necessary structure and ability to maintain a secure long term future thereby enabling clients to properly nurture and sustain more established businesses and corporate enterprises.

Over the years, our commitment to excellence and passion for our clients has been recognized.