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  • Commercial Law Services
  • Our Commercial Lawyers

Our expertise in commercial and business services means we can advise you on issues such as:

  • Appropriate corporate structures for your needs
  • Discretionary & unit trusts
  • Partnership agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Workplace & employment issues
  • Statutory & regulatory compliance
  • Risk management & insurance
  • Director’s duties
  • Competition & trade practices law
  • Intellectual property law; protection & enforcement, commercialisation & development
  • Acquisition & sale of assets & businesses
  • Franchising licensing & distribution arrangements
  • Dispute resolution

For more information on our commercial and business law services in Brisbane or on the Gold Coast please contact our business and commercial lawyers.

In business, the right team of advisors can be the difference between success and failure. Yet, many business owners do not invest the same time into finding the right legal advisor, as they would into finding the right logo, accountant or communications provider. For many business owners, lawyers are believed to be an unnecessary expense and are not contacted until something goes wrong. Many do not understand how a lawyer can benefit their company, or mistakenly assume what worked for them in the past, or general advice on the internet, will be sufficient for their current needs.

However, foregoing legal advice can result in issues that business owners could never anticipate, let alone prepare for, including unfair dismissal claims, incorrectly worded contracts or intellectual property theft. However, with the right legal advice, these problems can be avoided. By giving guidance on legal issues that directly affect your business decisions, your lawyer can give you confidence to make the right decisions. Using msl can make all the difference in developing the legal foundation needed for your company to become established, grow, and prosper.


Our commercial team at msl offers a comprehensive range of property and commercial services for individuals and businesses. We have a dedicated team of experienced lawyers and paralegals with local knowledge to advise and assist you in any commercial transaction. Our Gold Coast team includes includes Rhonda Chellew, our Conveyancing Manager, experienced Associate Director, Richard Holt, Consultant Michael Smith and Lawyer Gayna Marlow. Jaimie Gooding, Lawyer, handles transactions in Brisbane. The firm has an excellent and long-standing record of 'getting the job done' with a minimum of fuss and bother and at a reasonable fee. You can be confident that you will receive personal advice and attention in all aspects of your transaction.

See what our clients had to say about our Gold Coast and Brisbane commercial lawyers.

Have you considered...

A business’ legal needs goes beyond commercial agreements, and often includes property purchases and leasing, workplace agreements and OH&S, intellectual property protection, risk management or even litigation and debt recovery. At msl, we are a full-service legal firm, which means it is easier to complete these changes in one convenient location. For more information please visit our workplace law, litigation, intellectual property or Asian business pages, or contact our Brisbane lawyers or Gold Coast lawyers.