Companies and Industrials

Multi-Nationals and Large Corporates

Elite Legal has strong historical connections and experience in supporting major corporate businesses across Australia. Elite Legal can provide support with all legal matters for businesses operating in these areas.

This includes providing support in relation to contract reviews, procurement documents, government contracts and tenders, tender reviews, contract drafting, distribution agreements, agency agreements and tender contracts.

Elite currently acts for 5 multinational companies as their Australian based legal support for local subsidiaries. The parent companies of these subsidiaries are spread through the world including United Kingdom, Europe and the Americas.

SME

Elite Legal provides the whole array of legal support required for small and medium size enterprises. This can include:

  • establishment of the ownership structure whether sole trader with the business name, company or family discretionary trust;
  • purchase of a business through a Sale of Business Agreement, including review of any associated lease documentation;
  • drafting of relevant contracts including establishment of trading terms, credit applications, distribution agreements and other required contracts;
  • drafting of employment contracts, registration of trademarks or business names and resolution of disputes with third parties.

Retail

Elite Legal has experience in working for major retailers including David Jones. Elite Legal can provide all necessary legal services for retailers including:

  • negotiation and completion of retail leasing documentation including a review of the relevant disclosure document;
  • competition law and fair trading law face-to-face presentations to business managers;
  • licensing agreements for matters such as outdoor seating licences or car park licences or storage area licences;
  • trade marks necessary to protect the branding of the business from being used by others;
  • supply agreements such as arrangements for security, maintenance, cleaning and the like; and
  • IT agreements covering items such as point-of-sale, back of house warehouse systems and stock management systems.

Franchises

Elite Legal has extensive franchising experience including working for Gloria Jeans for many years. We can assist with all related franchise work including:

  • reviewing franchising agreements;
  • reviewing franchise disclosure documents;
  • drafting franchise agreements and systems;
  • drafting franchise disclosure documents to accompany franchise systems;
  • ensuring appropriate Trade Mark registrations are in place;
  • drafting other associated franchise documentation and agreements;
  • exclusive dealing applications to the ACCC; and
  • providing an independent lawyers sign off.

Services

  • General Meetings & Constitutional work
  • Contract Reviews
  • Trading Terms
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Agency Agreements
  • Retail, Commercial & Industrial Leasing
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Joint Ventures Business Succession Planning
  • Termination of Contracts
  • Buying & Selling a Business or Franchise
  • Business Contracts, Agreements and advice
  • Business and Share Transactions
  • Business Structures and Asset Protection
  • Commercial Finance Agreements and Facility Agreements
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Corporations Law
  • Directors Responsibilities
  • Franchising
  • In House Training of Competition and Consumer Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mediation and Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Personal Property Securities Act – PPSA and PPSR
  • Social Media
  • Employment Law
  • Product Recall
  • Tender Reviews
  • Government Contracts
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Construction and Building Law
  • Construction Contracts
  • Consultant Contracts associated with Construction
  • Commercial Property
  • Dispute Resolution