Legal Services

Corporate & Commercial Law

Commercial legal advice and contracts are areas of strength for Summers Legal.

Led by Paul Summers, Summers Legal’s commercial team has vast experience and know-how to understand client objectives and create commercial documentation to mitigate commercial risk and meet objectives in a practical and cost-effective way.

Most business transactions require a commercial agreement or contract hence a well-considered approach to commercial contracts is critical. Summers Legal understands the key risks facing businesses in today’s volatile and uncertain business environment and how to develop relevant and support clients through the contract negotiation and drafting process.

We are across statutory and regulatory changes and developments to ensure we provide our clients with precise commercial advice.

Summers Legal assists a broad cross-section of clients ranging from listed companies, small and medium companies, start-up,s and government entities.

We cover a broad range of services including advice, preparation and negotiation including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Business governance agreements, shareholder agreements, bespoke constitutions
  • Due diligence
  • Business structure and succession planning, buy / sell agreements, issuing capital with mechanisms to protect control
  • Commercial contracts
  • Terms of trade
  • Franchise reviews and advice
  • Joint venture arrangements
  • Leasing and Licensing
  • Sale and purchase of assets, businesses sale agreeemnts and franchise agreements
  • Supply and distribution agreements
  • Protection of assets under the Personal Property and Security Act
  • Start-up (typically funded start-ups), Subscription agreements, Restriction / escrow agreements, Convertible note agreements
  • Corporate advisory and compliance

Please contact the Team at Summers Legal today.