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Business and Share Transactions

At Coleman Greig we are committed to supporting your business and acting as advisors, not just lawyers. 
We offer a comprehensive and professional service that includes the provision of advice and representation by highly experienced lawyers, on a wide range of business issues and transactions. 
From discussing the initial proposal and identifying potential opportunities or pitfalls, working with your taxation advisers, undertaking due diligence and business valuation, through to negotiating the terms of a deal or drafting and reviewing contracts, we can ensure your next transaction runs smoothly and results in a positive outcome for your business.
We can help you with:
  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • Joint venture agreements 
  • Employee share plans.

For more information, or to make an appointment at one of our offices, please select from the below.

Business and Share Transactions - Our Clients


  • My lips are zipped - 6 Oct 2020
    Melissa McGrath
    Can an emoji be defamatory? In our latest article, Principal Lawyer Melissa McGrath outlines what you need to know when it comes to the latest defamation case where a 'zipper face' emoji was used in response to an online comment.
  • Unfair Terms and Franchise Agreements - 22 Jul 2020
    Krishneel Nath
    In this article, Senior Associate Krishneel Nath explains when the unfair term provisions under the Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”) may apply to franchise agreements. He also outlines what is considered as an 'unfair term'.
  • Incorporating Contract Terms – one way to make Max Mad - 11 Nov 2019
    Rebecca Hegarty
    When entering into any type of contract, the last thing that either party wants is a ‘contractual surprise’. Principal Lawyer Rebecca Hegarty, discusses the case of Warner Bros Feature Productions Pty Ltd v Kennedy Miller Mitchell Films Pty Ltd.
  • CBD-Style Legal Services Now on the Doorstep for Campbelltown-Macarthur Residents - 23 Jul 2019
    Warrick McLean
    Residents and businesses within the Campbelltown-Macarthur region now have access to a wider range of commercial and personal legal services, expertise and support following Coleman Greig Lawyers' opening of offices in the centrally-located Oran Park Podium.
  • Getting your Business Ready for Sale - 14 May 2019
    Rebecca Hegarty
    A business owner might look towards selling their business for a variety of reasons. The choice might be triggered by an expression of interest, or simply a decision based on the ripeness of the market.  Sometimes, the sale is forced on a business owner due to circumstances outside their control or having come out of a dispute between business partners.  To get the most value for your business, it is important to conduct due diligence in order to ensure that it is ready for sale. This article outlines Coleman Greig's top 5 tips for getting your business 'sale ready'.
  • Industry recognition for expertise and impact - 6 Sep 2017
    Warrick McLean
    Coleman Greig is thrilled with the recent recognition of two of its Principals, Malcolm Gittoes-Caesar and Caroline Hutchinson, in industry awards.
  • Plain English Guide to Buying and Selling a Business - 1 Jul 2015
    Buying or selling a business is a major decision (for both parties). Regardless of whether you are the seller or the buyer of a business there are a number of considerations that you should take account of to ensure a successful outcome.
  • Plain English Guide to Shareholders and Partnership Agreements - 1 Jul 2015
    Establishing a business is a challenging process. When two or more parties come together with a shared vision, it is common to focus on setting up the business in a logistical sense first and then selling and marketing the product or service.

Business and Share Transactions - Useful Links

Business and Share Transactions - Recent Experience