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:

  • Intellectual property and patents
  • Advice on ASIC and Corporations Law
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Insolvency
  • Franchising
  • Business Sale and Purchase
  • Contract Law
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Succession Planning
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Post Office Shop Ownership

and more.

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

Matters we have acted on include:

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.

Business and Commercial Law Team:
Peter Clinch, Roger Letherbarrow, John Simpson, Patrick Campion, Ian Rugless, Eric Louca & Dean Woodbridge.

For comprehensive legal services and advice in relation to business and commercial law contact us today.

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