Commercial Law

All owners and managers of businesses, no matter the size, need to protect and enhance the business by working closely with Commercial lawyers who truly understand that getting it right matters.  That goes beyond having the best document.  It means relevant, sensible, strategic and valuable advice on all of the issues we see, not just the legal ones.

Our Commercial Law Team act for a wide range of clients, from family owned businesses to investors and entrepreneurs in a variety of markets and industries, delivering strategic advisory and large scale transactional services.

Our expertise and ability to understand and manage risk, to take a holistic view, enables us to add real value and help your business move forward.  We act as business advisors so that our advice not only addresses a specific need, but also integrates with your business strategies and objectives.

Our Commmercial Law legal expertise includes:

  • Advising on business structure and commercial issues
  • Advising, drafting and reviewing commercial, licence and leasing agreements
  • Providing advice on Terms and Conditions of trade
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity investments
  • Sale and purchase of business
  • Joint Ventures and Loan Agreements
  • Corporate governance
  • Security documents and registrations
  • Providing advice on internal restructures and consolidations
  • Advising, drafting and reviewing shareholder, unitholder and partnership Agreements
  • Transactions and deals which include mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint venture, security documents and registrations
  • Asset protection and risk management strategies for clients.

Our Commercial Law services include:

Publications

As the sole Australian contributor to the Lexology GTDT and Law Business Research global reference guide to Corporate Governance, Kalus Kenny Intelex are recognised as leaders in Corporate Governance Law in Australia. This guide considers the latest updates and trends, in addition to vital information around corporate governance rules and practice, rights of shareholders and employees, corporate control, board responsibilities, remuneration, disclosure and transparency.

We have also contributed the Australian chapter in the International Lawyers Network ‘Establishing a Business Entity International Guide’.

Why choose Kalus Kenny Intelex Lawyers?

When you are involved in business you need a team of professional advisors on your side.

You need to rely on lawyers who understand both the big picture and the complexities, regardless of where you are at in your business cycle.

With over 30 years of experience in Commercial Law, our team are trusted advisors to some of Australia's most successful individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses. Understanding the complexities of business, family life, wealth and risk is our priority for all of our clients, and we pride ourselves on providing advice that is practical, commercial and strategic.

Experience is the difference.

Our Commercial Law Team

Henry Kalus

Partner

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Sven Burchartz

Partner

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Denise Wightman

Partner

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Natalie Lasek

Partner

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Malcolm Brown

Consultant

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Karla Brown

Associate

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Brighid Virtue

Lawyer

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Commercial Law Insights

Changes to the the Franchising Code affecting motor vehicle dealers

Do you operate a motor vehicle dealership? Changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct may have a significant impact on your Dealership Agreement. On 1 July 2021, the Australian Government introduced significant changes to the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes –...

Is the office really dead?

So much has been written lately about the ‘new normal’ working environment in response to 5 lockdowns and months of working from home. The Age on Saturday July 17 published a well-researched piece with a headline that “The 5 day office week and commute is truly...

Corporations move closer to electronic signing

We have recently seen a shift in our legislation to allow for electronic signing by individuals, however, corporations have been left wondering when they will be able to do the same. A draft Bill has been proposed that will allow corporations to not only...

KKI Commercial Team are Finalists in the Australian Law Awards

Kalus Kenny Intelex is thrilled to announce that their Commercial team has been short-listed for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards for 2021. The team are finalists in the Commercial Team of the Year category. The Australian Law Awards recognises and...

Congratulations Sven Burchartz!

Kalus Kenny Intelex is thrilled to announce that Sven Burchartz has been short-listed for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021. Sven has been named as a finalist in both the Commercial Partner and Litigation Partner categories. The Partner of...