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Business Assets – What’s Included?

Common Misunderstanding In my experience, business brokers (and subsequently sellers) are of the view that only the physical assets itemised in the usual ”plant and equipment” type schedules to a business sale contract are included in the sale. Usually this is not so....

Apprentice Challenges The Master

When a worker leaves your business, they may start or join another business in direct competition with yours using confidential information about your customers and suppliers. Think your workers wouldn’t harm your business even if your relationship with them...

What’s In An Idea?

So far we have discussed many of the legal risks to your business. Let’s now talk about a business opportunity. Have you or your business created an idea, product or a service that no-one else has thought of before? If so, you may be able to protect that new idea,...


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Deed of Guarantee – 6 Key Points

What is it?

A deed of guarantee is a legal document in which one person or company guarantees that it will fulfil the obligations of another person or company if it is unable to do so. It is typically used in the context of guaranteeing the repayment of a debt, where the loan agreement itself doesn’t include provision for a guarantee. read more…

Website Terms and Conditions – 6 Key Points

What is it?

Website terms and conditions are the rules that govern the legal relationship between the owner of a website and the user of the website. They set out the rights and responsibilities of each party in relation to the published content or information submitted online. read more…


Our firm is led by Joe Kafrouni, with over twenty years' experience in law. Joe is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in business law. “I am driven to help my clients succeed."


We are business law specialists focused on the smaller end of town - SME, private and family companies only. We help business people start, buy, grow and exit businesses and solve business disputes.

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We are based at:

Newstead: Level 2, Lobby 1, Gasworks Plaza, 76 Skyring Terrace, Newstead, Qld, 4006.

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