Trust is the foundation of any strong business relationship, and particularly so when choosing your legal partners. At AWS Legal, our commercial law specialists are ready to guide you through the intricate terrain of corporate and commercial matters.

Whether you’re steering a startup or leading a long-established organisation, our team is adept at handling both small and large-scale business projects. We cater to a diverse client base, including many of the southern region’s top businesses. From business acquisitions and commercial leases to governance and company structures, we offer expert advice at every stage of your business journey.

Our commercial law services encompass a broad range of business-related areas, including:

  • Corporate structuring and business planning
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and overseas investments
  • Intellectual property and technological concerns
  • Deeds of Leases and shareholder agreements
  • Director appointments and corporate governance
  • Commercial financing and assets sale/purchase
  • Contract negotiations and change of body corporate

For expert business law advice, trust in our commercial law specialists at AWS Legal. We are just a phone call away, ready to guide you through your commercial legal journey.

Some of our recent work includes;
  • Horizontal amalgamation of two holding companies of a large group of companies
  • Sale of businesses in various industries
  • Purchase of shares in large property investment company
  • Preparation of tender documents for sale of fishing vessel and quota
  • Preparation and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements for small and large companies
  • Issuing shares in companies, incorporating companies, liquidation and wind up of companies
  • Advising on banking and finance arrangements for clients


Our Corporate and Commercial Specialists


“The relationship we’ve built with Haydon Cunninghame and Rachel Buckley is second to none through seamless communication, efficient turnaround on workflows, and sound advice. We feel like we’re in safe hands with Haydon and his team, and they genuinely have our best interests at heart. I’m excited to continue our personal and commercial investment journey knowing that we’ve got top shelf legal partners available when we need them.”

- James Ace – Future Hospitality Group

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