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If you are selling your business, or contemplating purchasing a business, then getting the right advice is critical.
Areas that you may need to consider include a range of legal and transactional issues designed to ensure that you get what you have bargained for on a tax effective basis.
Not only do you need to ensure that you are adequately protected, confident advice can ensure that you are financially better off.
Often the sale and purchases of businesses need to be transacted quickly and our expert service will ensure that there is no wasted time on your transaction.
Click below to download fact sheets or articles on Buying or Selling a Business.
Leasing business premises
Helping with your new business
GST can bite when selling your business
The right structure could have prevented this…
Successful litigation comes from a combination of experience and preparation.
Andrew Warren Associates practice as solicitors and barristers and, in most commercial litigation matters, do not need to add to your expense by briefing external counsel. This translates into a substantial financial saving to the client, and also avoids lost time while waiting for barristers’ opinions.
The professional staff at the firm have experience in running major commercial litigation and are competent and capable. We pride ourselves on being upfront about your prospects of success and the level of costs you will incur.
Above all, the professional staff ensure that any litigation matter that the firm is involved in is 100% properly prepared. This means that your matter has the highest prospect of success when it gets to court.
We either do it well, or we don’t do it at all. That is our overriding philosophy.
Commercial property can be a very advantageous investment and we have the experience to ensure that you make the most of your investment.
We have the experience and in-house ability to ensure that your commercial property is a great investment and you are protected in relation to your ownership of it. Our range of services include assistance with the initial purchase of the property; subsequent leases and dealings with the property; advice about your obligations under occupational health and safety legislation; or your sale of the property.
Click below to download fact sheets or articles on Commercial Property Law.
Big risks with OH&S legislation
Risks to owners of commercial property
One of the most important aspects of successful debt recovery is to act with speed and certainty.
At the outset of the matter you will receive accurate advice as to what proceedings will cost and also as to your prospects of success. You will then be in an excellent position to assess the cost effectiveness of going ahead.
We will conduct your debt recovery action efficiently and continually monitor progress in order to ensure that you have the best chance of a debtor paying what you are owed.
We have extensive experience in all jurisdictions in debt recovery from the Local Court through to the Supreme and Federal Courts and in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.
Andrew Warren Associates has a considerable amount of experience on both sides of the employment fence - acting either for employers or employees. This is a rapidly changing area of law where all parties need competent and expert advice.
Often employment law matters need to be resolved fast before they become a bigger problem than what they already are. We can ensure that this happens.
We continually monitor changes to the regulatory environment and we are fully resourced to advise our clients on the implications of all of the latest developments.
Click below to download fact sheets or articles on Employment and Industrial Relations Law.
What’s the difference between an employee and a contractor?
Andrew Warren Associates has a very substantial local government law and environment law practice, being the retained solicitors for all of the main local government entities in our region.
The wealth of "hands-on" experience and technical expertise gained in acting for these major clients over a lengthy period of time is unparalleled. The breadth of work which the firm undertakes for the Councils which retain it is substantial, and ranges from commercial advice, to prosecutions and to Land and Environment Court appeals.
The firm is renowned for to providing timely and accurate advice in all of these matters. In addition, our local government clients expect and receive direct access at all times to the professional staff dealing with their matters - clear communication saves time and money.
Click below to download fact sheets or articles on Local Government and Environment Law.
Cutting down trees - more risky than you thought
A note about cats & dogs
Whether it is a deal that needs to be negotiated or resolution of issues in dispute, Andrew Warren Associates has the experience and ability to assist.
The firm’s professional staff have extensive training in negotiation and alternative dispute resolution procedures. Those skills are applied for the benefit of clients in areas ranging from major development contract negotiation to formal mediation of commercial disputes and frequently save the client substantial amounts of money and/or ensure that the best possible result is obtained. Our overriding concern in these types of matters is to ensure that we work closely in conjunction with the client to make sure that we get the result the client needs. Expert advice at all critical stages of negotiation/mediation can make all the difference to the outcome.