Commercial Law

Our clients look to Greyson Legal | Commercial and Franchise Lawyers for comprehensive legal advice and assistance on a wide range of legal matters.

From issues relevant to operating a Business, to corporate entity formation, agreement preparation, to commercial real estate transactions, we have the experience to provide legal counsel on a variety of commercial law transactions. Today’s business environment is increasingly complex presenting an array of legal issues, which if not properly addressed can lead to Business disfunction, penalties for statutory non-compliance, employee or consumer complaints and potential Business losses.

The Principal of our firm has extensive exposure to commercial law issues, such as:

  • General commercial advice 
  • Contracts 
  • Consumer law
  • Trade Practices
  • Statutory compliance
  • Business law, sales and acquisitions
  • Company law, company incorporation
  • Shareholder Agreements, Buy-Sell Agreements, Share Sale Agreements 
  • Partnership Agreements 
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Building contracts and disputes
  • Disclaimers
  • Distribution Agreements  
  • Restraint/Non-Compete Deeds 
  • Deeds of Release & Indemnity 
  • Trusts Law
  • Bankruptcy/insolvency advice
  • Risk Management
  • Loans/Mortgages
  • Deeds of Guarantee
  • Deeds of Security/PPSR Securities Registration
  • Chattel sale agreements
  • Service agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Transport agreements
  • Caretaker agreements
  • Facilities agreements
  • Insurance advice
  • Terms & conditions of trade
  • Legal Research
  • Retail Shop Leasing
  • Commercial/office/industrial Leasing
  • Occupation Licenses
  • Fitout Agreements
  • Incentive Deeds
  • Seating Licenses
  • Business succession planning

 Examples of IP matters the Principal has been involved in:

  • trade mark negotiations on behalf of a client with a US business operated by the actress Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Australia trade mark registration
  • International trade mark registrations in China, India, Singapore, New Zealand, USA, Thailand 
  • IP Licensing Agreements between a professor at QUT and Ireland joint venturer in the biomedical sciences sector
  • transfer of Patent in relation to a water purification invention
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IP and protection of rights related to IP is an important issue for Franchisors,businesses, entrepreneurs, artists, inventors and the like. IP can be a significant asset, so ensuring those rights are appropriately protected and that infringement and disputes are dealt with correctly should be a key element of any risk minimisation strategy. 

Intellectual Property

Greyson Legal | Commercial and Franchise Lawyers can assist in identifying and implementing legal solutions to help you protect and maximise the value of your Intellectual Property (IP).  

We can assist with:

  • General IP advice
  • Copyright advice
  • Australian Trademarks advice, searching, registration and oppositions
  • International Trademarks registration through WIPO-Madrid Protocol
  • Assistance with commercialisation of IP
  • IP Agreements
  • Software Licensing
  • Computer Hardware Service Agreements
  • Website terms, conditions and policy of use
  • Web site disclaimers
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Internet law
  • Enforcing and defending IP infringements
  • Domain Name advice andregistration

 See the testimonials

that our clients have submitted

“The distinction between a company and a great company is the ability to access the knowledge and passion of the people within it. Ray has both the knowledge and the passion his clients need to make the deal successful. Ray’s franchising knowledge covers all angles, from summarising an entire lease to breaking down every level of a franchise agreement, this commitment and level of accuracy has always lead to a good deal moving forward”.

Adam and Kimberley Clark


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 P.O. Box 61, Sandgate Qld 4017
622 Oxley Avenue, Scarborough Qld 4020
Tel: 1300 667 362 | Fax: 07 3910 1102