Commercial Law

Stamp Duty and Land Tax

Stamp Duty is a tax incurred for specific documentation and transactions such as: Motor vehicle registration and transfers Insurance policies Leases and mortgages Purchase agreements Transfers of property The rate of Stamp Duty varies according to the type of document and value of the transaction involved. Depending on the nature of the transaction, certain concessions…

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Contracts

A contract is a written record of your agreement with another party. The written contract is evidence of what was agreed and provides the basis of either party to enforce their agreement. We can assist you with: preparing a formal contract evidencing your agreement negotiating the terms of a contract advising on the terms of…

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Selling or buying a business

Assisting you with the complexities Whether you are selling or buying business there are a myriad of matters to be considered. Each business is different and has its own particular complexities which need to be addressed on sale or purchase. Our experience business lawyers have decades of exposure and can readily identify and address matters…

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Personal Property Securities Register

If you are in the business of: Wholesaling or selling on terms Buying or selling valuable second-hand goods Selling art or other goods on consignment Hiring, renting or leasing out goods Building or construction Agriculture or farming Motor vehicles There is a good chance you will need to know more about the Personal Property Securities…

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Dispute Resolution

Maddens Lawyers dispute resolution experience covers a broad range of industries and situations, providing clients with highly strategic legal advice that is dynamic and responsive to the situation, and always in the interest of our client. Our areas of expertise include: Commercial disputes (incorporating debt recovery) Commercial tenancy (including retail) Farming disputes Land ownership disputes…

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Taxation Law

Maddens Lawyers can work with your taxation and business advisers to identify and work through your taxation issues, administration and disputes. We provide expert advice in: Income Tax Capital Gains Tax Goods and Services Tax Fringe Benefits Tax State Tax (i.e. stamp duty, payroll) The firm’s Taxation Law department is lead by Taxation Law and…

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Business succession

A common misconception is that the word succession is interchangeable with the concept of retirement. Whilst this is undoubtedly a component of business succession planning, it should not be the focus. The reality is that succession planning is something business owners should address even before they start a business, and continue to address as their…

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Commercial leasing

Maddens Lawyers offers a broad base of knowledge and experience in Commercial leasing, acting for landlords and tenants alike from a wide range of properties across Australia’s eastern seaboard. We provide: General leasing advice Drawing and preparation of lease agreements and contracts Negotiation of lease agreements and contracts Commercial lease advice and contracts Retail lease…

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