Business & 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 business and commercial law division has extensive expertise in the following areas:

  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Advice on ASIC and Corporations Law
  • Business Sale and Purchase
  • Business 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?

Our Business and Commercial Law Specialists:


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