PRACTICE 

AREAS

Health Law

  1. Medical liability litigation (defence)

  2. Professional indemnity litigation (defence)

  3. Negligence litigation (defence)

  4. Dispute resolution

  5. Coronial inquests

  6. End of life decision making advice (advanced health care directives, enduring power of guardianship)

  7. Corporate governance advice

  8. Internal health care reviews

  9. Professional disciplinary proceedings

Corporate advisory

  1. Capital Markets

    • Conducting initial public offerings

    • Advising on subsequent offerings including rights issues private placements and share purchase plans

    • Advising on capital management strategies, including buy-backs and capital reductions

    • Loan facilities and convertible notes

  2. Commercial agreements

    • Preparing and amending constitutions for companies and incorporated associations

    • Partnership agreements

    • Shareholder agreements

    • Licence agreements

    • Business agreements

  3. Not-for-profit

  4. Corporate governance advice

Energy and Resources

  1. All aspects of M&A involving mining and resource assets, including public takeovers and schemes, private acquisitions and disposals, due diligence (including tenement searches) and regulatory approvals (including Foreign Investment Review Board)

  2. Negotiation and documentation of farm-in agreements, joint venture agreements, sale and purchase agreements, option agreements, royalty agreements, split commodity agreements, compensation agreements and toll treatment agreements

  3. All aspects of mine development and oil and gas production

Venture Capital

  1. Advice in relation to getting started

  2. External funding

  3. A guide to AVCAL open source documentation – for both entrepreneurs and investors

  4. Documents for angel funding rounds which build on our open source documents (variable pricing options available for angel funding rounds for both entrepreneurs and investors)

  5. Later Stage

  6. Exits

Mergers and Acquisitions

  1. Executing and defending takeover bids

  2. Proceedings before the Takeovers Panel

  3. Implementing agreed mergers by scheme of arrangement

  4. Complex share or asset acquisitions and divestitures including cross-border transactions

  5. Private equity structuring

  6. Obtaining FIRB approvals and ASX and ASIC waivers relevant to mergers or acquisitions

Succession and Inheritance law

  1. Wills

  2. Enduring Power of Attorney

  3. Probate

  4. Letters of Administration

  5. Inheritance disputes

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  1. General commercial litigation (Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court)

  2. Alternate dispute resolution

Banking and Finance    

Pro Bono and Community Participation

  1. We offer our clients the opportunity to nominate worth recipients for our Pro-bono Legal Assistance and Community Participation Programs.

 

  • Pro-bono Legal Assistance Program - Currently, we are proud to be able to pro-bono legal assistance to For The Love of Wildlife, a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to raise Australia’s presence to not only step up, but lead the world, when it comes to our relationship with animals and wildlife

 

  • Community Participation Program - Currently, our Community Participation Program is focussed on providing practical assistance to help address the basic needs of Perth’s homeless