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Commercial

Banking and Finance

Legal advice and support specially tailored for the Banking and Finance sectors.

Within our Commercial Division, we also provide tailored and pragmatic advice for our clients across the Banking and Finance sectors.

Banking and Finance

We provide exceptional service in acting for our private lender clients (both senior and junior lenders in relation to senior and mezzanine facilities) in preparing loan and security documentation, due diligence, pre-sales audit, sign off report, final certification, intercreditor or priority deeds, PPSR registration and discharges and assignment of securities.

Commercial

We have experience and expertise in:

  • commercial and business law including contracts, business acquisitions and disposals (development, growth, sale, purchase, partnerships), strategic development, due diligence, shares and units acquisitions and disposals, shareholders and unitholders agreement, joint venture, subscription agreement, convertible notes loan deed, supply agreement, services agreement, consultancy agreement, software licensing agreement, talent agreement, franchising and winery supply agreement.
  • corporate including compliance with the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), corporate governance, share buy-back, financial assistance and whitewash procedures.
  • asset protection including restructuring, asset protection and business succession
  • construction including building, design and construction contracts and construction funding including tripartite agreements and step in deeds.
  • trust structures including discretionary, fixed, hybrid and unit trust deeds, deeds of variation and deeds of appointment of trustees or appointors.
  • not for profit including governance, structuring, registrations, incorporation of association, not for profit and charitable organisation.
  • commercial leasing and licencing;
  • medical and health including acting for medical and health host practices (administrative and management services business), doctors, dentists, allied health professionals and pharmacists in preparing service and licence agreements, key employment contracts, selling, developing and acquiring practices, consumer complaint and disciplinary advice, and advising on applicable medical and health law.

As a key legal expert within our Commercial Division, Elizabeth Ong, Special Counsel, has over 22 years of experience, particularly, in the banking, finance, commercial and construction industries. Elizabeth is admitted to practice both in Australia and Malaysia. For tailored assistance and legal advice please contact Elizabeth Ong today via phone on +61 3 9822 8588 or you can email us here.

Our Banking and Finance Lawyers

Meghan Warren

Principal

Meghan Warren

Principal
LL.B GAICD B.Bus (FinPlan)
Meghan is one of the few lawyers in Australia admitted in the State (Victoria) and Federal jurisdictions of Australia, and as an Attorney at Law to the New York State Bar in the United States.

Kristy Muhlhan

Principal

Kristy Muhlhan

Principal
LL.B (Hons) GRAD DIP. L.P., GAICD.
Since 2014, she has been an owner and Principal of the firm and has mastered a broad range of essential commercial and business skills which go hand in hand with the work she does for...

Rosy Roberts

Principal

Rosy Roberts

Principal
LL.B (Hons) B.A GAICD
Rosy has extensive experience in Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution having represented clients in all Victorian State Courts and the High Court of Australia. She is also a VCAT appointed Administrator.

Elizabeth Ong

Special Counsel

Elizabeth Ong

Special Counsel
LL.B.(Hons) CLP GDLP
Elizabeth is committed to providing world class, comprehensive commercial solutions and corporate advice tailored to the best interests of her clients. She is fluent in written and verbal English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and Malaysian languages.

Helen Mastos

Special Counsel

Helen Mastos

Special Counsel
LL.B, BA
Helen is a Special Counsel with over 25 years of experience in Commercial Litigation and Commercial Law.

Bianka Duzelovski

Lawyer
LL.M, LL.B BMS
Bianka has an extensive background both in private practice and as internal counsel for a number of high-profile building and commercial businesses so provides the perfect balance of legal skills to our Commercial, Disputes and...
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