Kott Gunning’s Business & Commercial practice is a core service offering of the firm, with significant experience advising on and negotiating terms for a range of corporate, commercial and finance transactions. Together with our Insolvency and Restructuring team, we provide advice on compliance, enforcement, asset protection and restructuring.

Kott Gunning have acted on behalf of a wide range of commercial clients in this area of law, including multinational businesses and publicly listed companies. Kott Gunning provides advice and representation in relation to all aspects of the Corporations Act, ASIC Regulations and the ASX Listing Rules as well as other legislation affecting the way Australian organisations of all sizes conduct business.

In addition to our depth of experience and expertise in these areas, Kott Gunning are able to offer clients both national and international legal support through our membership of ADVOC.

We provide legal services and advice in the full range of corporate, commercial and business law matters including:

  • Business structures and succession planning
  • Commercial and financial contracts and advice including:
    • sale and purchase of business
    • property and assets
    • preparing security documents for a range of banks, credit unions and other financial institutions
  • Joint ventures, partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, shareholder agreements, share transactions and business sales, including due diligence
  • Competition and Consumer law
  • Franchising, licencing and agency agreements
  • Compliance & Corporate Governance
  • Director’s and officer’s duties and liabilities
  • Corporations Act advice
  • Personal Property Securities (PPSA) advice
  • Takeovers
  • Listings
  • Capital raisings (including private equity and debt funding), structuring and restructuring
  • Company law
  • Corporate structuring and restructuring
  • Intellectual property
  • Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) matters
  • ASX listing rules advice