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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,...

Advertising and Lying

Advertising is all about putting your business in the best possible light. While a certain degree of creativity is essential to this process, you could be fined if your ads tell lies or misleading people. Think all ads lie so it won’t make any difference if you are...

Death and Business

As the saying goes, the only things that are certain in this life are death and taxes. One day, you will move on from this mortal world and all that you have will stay behind, including your business. You need to consider how your business will function without you....

Testimonials

Company Director, Brisbane (Commercial Mediation)

“Joe, I appreciate it was a very long day yesterday but we got there in the end. I thought you did a great job and I enjoyed watching your approach and the way you conducted the mediation.” Company Director

 

News & Publications

AIBB Guide – Vendor Finance and Business Sales

The popularity of vendor finance is often cyclical. In tougher economic times, like the current state of the economy, when banks are limiting lending to business buyers, vendor financing becomes a viable if not a key selling point for a business sale. This Guide by...

Guide – Dealing With Difficult Lessors When Shop for Sale

When selling a business operating from leased premises, what can a seller do to reduce the risk of the lessor refusing its request to consent to the assignment of the lease to the buyer?  Assignment-of-Lease Liability limited by a scheme approved under professional...

Deliberate and Direct Interference: The Tumultuous Tort of Inducing Breach of Contract

Introduction

A contractual relationship is not often considered within the scope of torts law. In fact, it is a distinct area of the law, governed by a series of well-established principles. It is well-known, as well, that contractual relationships give rise to assurances, on which all parties to a contract have a right to rely. It may come as a surprise, then, to learn that some contractual relationships might attract the influence of torts law—specifically, inducing breach of contract. read more…

Economic Torts: Limits on the Conduct of Business

Introduction

The world of business is inherently competitive. Often, business owners can feel as though they’re on the defensive, with other commercial entities constantly growing around them. Of course, for many, that is simply the nature of business. But there are limits. read more…

What is Insider Trading?

Insider trading is a financial crime. Although it does not receive quite as much attention as other financial crimes, such as fraud, it remains relatively pervasive. However, the classification of insider trading is quite complex, and below, there is a more extended description of its various components. read more…

Leadership

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."

Expertise

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.

Where We See Our Clients

We are based at:

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

Parking: 2 hours free parking available at Newstead offices.

Our office is only one option – we are not attached to them. Here is how we regularly meet our clients. Tell us what suits you.

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