Nevett Ford Lawyers’ Corporate and Business Law team has a wealth of experience and expertise in Commercial Law matters.

Our Corporate and Business Law team, comprising of Peter Lumb, Practice Group Leader and Partner, Andrew Lumb, Special Counsel, Emma Elsworth, Senior Lawyer and Accredited Specialist in Property Law, Nathan Xu, Senior Lawyer, and Sam Dempster, Lawyer.

Our team strive to offer pragmatic, timely and solution-focused legal assistance to clients.

We deliver advice in a comprehensive range of commercial matters including general corporate advice, business structuring, commercial agreements, sale and acquisition of businesses, trusts, tax advice, as well as buying and selling of commercial properties and development sites.

We also provide advice on retail and commercial leasing, securities, including personal property security (PPSR), intellectual property, protection work advice under Part 7 of the Building Act 2003 (Vic), FIRB approval and advice, property joint ventures, sport and licensing agreements, legal due diligence for developments, as well as corporate sales and acquisitions and assisting with merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions.

We have particular expertise in acting for foreign clients, small to medium businesses and industry associations, in particular the agricultural industry.  We tailor small teams to each transaction based upon the needs of our clients.

We pride ourselves on establishing quality relationships with our clients. We work to understand our clients’ businesses objectives to deliver workable solutions.

We are able to provide written and oral advice in dual languages of Mandarin, Malay or Cantonese.