Business and Commercial Law

Clinch Long Letherbarrow provide expert advice in all aspects of business and commercial law for companies and organisations in a wide range of sectors.
Headed by Peter Clinch (one of only a relatively small number of NSW lawyers who have successfully completed the Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation in business law), our commercial division has extensive expertise in the following areas:

  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Advice on ASIC and Corporations Law
  • Business Sale and Purchase
  • Succession Planning
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Contract Law
  • Franchising
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property and Patents
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements

and more.

Matters we have acted on include:

Business Succession Planning

  • Advice to assist the directors of a wholesale business in planning their retirement and selling the business at optimum value, and
  • Transfer of a manufacturing business to some of the owner’s children and compensation for other children.


Partnerships/Joint Venture

  • Joint venture for development of a Sydney shopping centre, and
  • Partnership to develop a large resort in Queensland.



  • Advice on dissolution of joint venture between an investor and a property developer, and
  • Corporate reconstruction of a large property and finance company.


We offer practical, commercially-minded advice and services that help our clients to protect and grow their businesses.  How can we help?

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