Experienced Business Sale & Purchase Lawyers in Melbourne & across regional Victoria

Sometimes a business sale or purchase is straightforward and sometimes they are very complex. Using our in-depth knowledge of what your matter needs, a fixed price agreement will ensure you only pay for the service you need.

Business Sale & Purchase

There are many aspects of purchasing a business that you may not be aware of, such as:

  • Review of the Contract and Section 52 Statement 
  • Lease transfer and negotiation 
  • Licensing
  • Business name registration
  • Trademarks and other intellectual property
  • Restraint of trade
  • Valuations
  • Employees
  • Taxation
  • Trust structures
  • Succession planning 
  • Franchises

Why should I get legal advice to purchase a business?

It is critical that you seek advice before entering into a contract to purchase a business. If you’re selling, make sure your company is prepared to answer any questions or concerns that a prospective buyer may have. Conducting proper due diligence from the start could save thousands of dollars in costly mistakes.

I am looking to buy a business, who can help me?

There are so many unknowns to buying a business, however one aspect you don’t need to worry about is who can help you, that part is simple, Stratus Legal Group can. When taking that big step, you need solid legal advice you can rely on which is where the experience of our lawyers has you covered.

Do I need a lawyer for a sale of business?

No, you don’t. However, you have already spent so much of your valuable time on your business, it makes financial sense to ensure any sale is legal and binding on the purchaser which is why only your lawyer who is trained in the latest legal requirements can ensure on your behalf.

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    Things to Consider

    Our team at Stratus Legal Group have the real life experience and knowledge you can rely on to support you on your next adventure. Having fixed price services tailored to your matter ensure there is one less worry for you.

    Preparing for your matter it is important we have as much information as possible so we can plan for your matter with the big picture. If you’ve accidentally overlooked telling us something, all you need to do is pick up the phone and let us know or send a quick email.

    The majority of our matters require funds to be paid into our trust account before we commence work. This allows you to not worry about our fees while your preparing for the next step.

    Our clients are located all over Victoria, Australia and come to think of it, all throughout the world which is why our clients love that we are available via email, phone and video calls. We know you rely on communication so we aim to be as flexible as possible with your schedule.

    What Our Clients Say

    Read what some of our past clients have to say. The ethics and reputation of each one of our lawyers, precedes them individually and us as a firm.

    My Husband and I can not recommend the team enough! We are a young couple and looking to invest in the property market. After major complications in the purchasing process we were recommended to and

    We’ve used Rob and the team on a couple of occasions in the last 12 months and are very satisfied with their service. Good communication, excellent advice and very pleasant to deal with. Their rates

    I would HIGHLY recommend Robert Tebbs at Stratus Legal Group. Robert assisted with my recent property dispute, and he was down to earth, straight to the point and spoke in plain English. All my concerns

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