BJT Legal - Ballarat lawyers + legal services

Stacey Grose info

Stacey Grose

Director Business Law

Hayley Coates info

Hayley Coates

Director Business & Finance

Business structures and restructures

Our key areas of expertise include:

  • appropriate legal structures for businesses
  • rights and obligations of trustees and beneficiaries under trust deeds
  • discretionary, family and unit trusts
  • shareholder and unitholder agreements
  • partnership agreements
  • joint venture agreements
  • directors, shareholders, consultants and employment agreements
  • share sale and unit sale agreements
  • commercial disputes and their resolution
  • effective taxation arrangements for businesses

Joint ventures and partnerships

Our key areas of expertise include:

  • advising corporations and individuals in relation to due diligence
  • structuring of a joint venture or a partnership
  • preparation of joint venture, partnership and shareholder agreements
  • trust and unitholder agreements
  • joint venture and partnership disputes and their resolution

Nonprofit organisations

Our key areas of expertise include:

  • advising on appropriate legal structures
  • companies limited by guarantee
  • incorporated associations
  • unincorporated bodies
  • tax advice and application for concessions
  • all levels of mergers and amalgamations

Succession planning

Our key areas of expertise include:

  • buy / sell option agreements
  • funding of business succession plans
  • estate planning and wills
  • family arrangements

Please contact us on 03 5333 8807 or email business@bjt.com.au to see how we can assist you with your query.