Rebecca Partington is an Associate and a key member of Coleman Greig's Commercial Law team. She is experienced in advising a wide range of clients, and works closely with organisations of all sizes, from ASX listed companies and large privately-owned entities, through to family businesses and small-medium enterprises.
Rebecca has experience in advising on a broad range of commercial matters, and has particularly strong knowledge and expertise with regard to the following areas:
- Sales and acquisitions of businesses;
- Directors' duties, corporate governance and compliance;
- Family and discretionary trusts;
- Software licensing;
- Competition and Consumer Law;
- The practical application of the PPSA;
- Reviewing, advising on and developing franchise documentation and associated documents;
- Shareholder agreements and disputes;
- Contract due diligence and negotiations;
- Commercial documentation including supply and distribution agreements, hire agreements, service agreements, licence agreements, loan agreements and trading terms and conditions;
- Consumer Credit Regulations;
- Privacy and data protection.
Rebecca prides herself on her ability to converse with clients in plain English so that they thoroughly understand the advice provided, and processes involved in achieving the best possible outcome. Rebecca takes her clients' commercial considerations into account at all times, working with them to understand both the current and future needs of their businesses in order to provide practical, timely and relevant advice.
Rebecca's attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines has resulted in many successful transactions for her clients. Rebecca has also acted for a number of clients based overseas, looking to acquire businesses and commence operations within Australia.
Prior to joining Coleman Greig, Rebecca worked as a superannuation and commercial lawyer for a Sydney CBD specialist boutique firm acting on behalf of small and medium-sized businesses, accountants, financial planners, SMSF trustees and administrators.
In 2017, Rebecca completed her Masters of Laws at UNSW, specialising in Corporate and Commercial Law.