Commercial Law

Commercial Law

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Our team can help you navigate commercial issues.
Commercial Law

Our commercial law services include...

  • Mergers & acquisitions
    • Pre-sale planning and advice
      Due diligence
      Contract negotiation and drafting
      Earn out arrangements
  • Finance
    • Loans and securities
      Equity fundraising
      AFSL applications and advice
  • Business structuring
    • Start ups
      Asset protection
      Shareholders agreement, unitholders agreement, partnership agreement, joint venture agreement
      Restructuring and succession planning
      Domestic and international expansion
  • Commercial contracts
    • Terms and conditions
      Investment agreement
      Supply agreement
      Services agreement
      Licence agreement, distribution agreement, franchise agreement
  • General commercial advice, strategy and consulting
    • Legal health checks
      Employee incentives and schemes
      FIRB applications and advice
  • Disputes 
    • Strategy and advice
      Dispute resolution and litigation

Commercial Law Newsroom

Is my term sheet binding even if it says it’s not?

Is my term sheet binding even if it says it’s not?

Term sheets are a crucial element in the early stages of any business transaction, particularly in the context of venture

What is an earnout in mergers and acquisitions


What is it? An earnout is a mechanism commonly seen in mergers and acquisitions that provides for a contingent payment based

Top tips when selling a business

5 key steps to prepare your business for sale

So, you’ve built up a successful business and have now decided to sell, or been approached by a prospective buyer. Selling

How NDL can help you connect the dots

Practical solutions

Our purpose is to give you practical solutions to your legal issues that are sensible, realistic and proportionate to your circumstances and needs, without sacrificing attention to detail. This often requires lateral thinking outside of the box.

Integration with your business

We aim to integrate our services with your business as much as possible. You should think of us as your very own in-house counsel without any barriers to approaching us with even the smallest of queries.

Team approach

Because we are not driven by time billing or structured like a traditional law firm, we are able to genuinely offer you a team approach to your legal needs resulting in quicker and more efficient outcomes for you. 

Pay for outcomes

You should only pay for agreed outcomes or scope of work, and not time. We are able to offer various fee arrangements that suit your circumstances and needs.

The NDL philosophy



Corporate Law

Our corporate law services include... Corporate governance, policies and regulatory compliance Fundraising and disclosure...


Property Law

Our property law services include... Property acquisitions and sales Structuring advice Property development Joint ventures...


Tax Law

Our tax law services include... Commerical transactions Tax implications of mergers and acquisitions Structuring and...