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Business & Corporate Law
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Having commercially savvy business lawyers on your side, with years of experience in advising a wide range of businesses in relevant law, is what every business needs.

Business and corporate law covers all the various laws affecting the establishment and operation of your business. This includes corporations, partnerships, tax law, competition and consumer law, property and employment law which impact all business.

We can work with you and your accountant to get the structure right to optimise operation and control of your business, seize every opportunity, manage risk and to put in place the most tax effective structure while you are running the business and, when you want to exit.


Remember that failing to plan is planning to fail

Advertising and Promotions

Stringent regulations apply to advertising and promotions. We can help you navigate the requirements in a manner that supports..

ASIC Advice for clients

Advice on ASIC & Corporations Act

We provide expert legal advice and guidance regarding all aspects of the Corporations Act 2001. Our clients include listed companies, private

Don’t separate from your partner without a legal agreement

Buying or Selling a Business

If you are considering buying or selling a business, Clinch Long Woodbridge offer clear, insightful guidance to help you ensure transaction is successful.

Competition and Consumer Law

We offer practical, clear and commercially-minded legal services that help our clients successfully navigate the market environment..

Family Provision Claims when your the executor

Contract Law

Contracts exist in most aspects of our daily life. Put simply, a contract is a formal agreement that defines the terms and conditions

Franchising as a business


Clinch Long Woodbridge has significant expertise in advising franchisees and franchisors in a range of issues that impact..


Advising secured and unsecured creditors, companies and individuals on the consequences of bankruptcy and corporate insolvency is one of our fortes.

IP and Patents lawyers

Intellectual Property and Patents

For many businesses, Intellectual Property (IP) and Patents are amongst their most valued assets.

Is you business compliant? Planning for Litigation

Joint Venture Agreements

The success of a joint venture hinges, to a large extent, on how well it is established and how clearly the various obligations..

I need a management agreement for my business

Management Agreements

Management Agreements are formed to support a range of scenarios. An example includes a situation where a person may be..

Partnership Agreements

Partnership Agreements

Establishing a clearly defined and well understood partnership agreement goes a long way towards securing the success..

Legal Meetings, Minimise risk in litigation

Shareholder Agreements

For private limited liability companies, shareholder agreements may define a number of important matters including:..

Loans from parent to child should be documented

Succession Planning

A Business Succession Plan includes examining future scenarios that may affect your business.

Business & Corporate Law

Peter Clinch Business Law Specialist

Peter Clinch

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John Simpson Sydney Employment Lawyer

John Simpson

Patrick Campion - Defamation Lawyer Sydney

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Sam Saad


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  • “The team at CLW has been Volvo Group’s lawyers for many years. They advise on all aspects of our business including Dealer Agreements, supplier agreements, tenders, litigation and property transactions. Their advice consistently highlights their intrinsic understanding of our business issues and their lawyers are always available to meet the needs of the business. CLW is an integral part of our operation”

    Ajit Singh, Director
  • Hey Sam,

    Just wanted to follow on from my dad and pass on my thanks for all the work and advice over the past few weeks and months in helping our business deal get over the line. I really feel it your input been invaluable.

    Chris S.
  • Hi Sam,

    I have always been very happy with your outstanding client service and professionalism. I will continue to use CLW in the future.

    Marco D.
  • “The best thing about CLW is they put a human face on the legal profession. We get sound advice and it doesn’t cost the earth. They have the ability to explain complex legal issues in a manner that can be understood. They acknowledge time constraints and return our calls. We have benefited significantly from the firm’s advice. We are kept up to date on costs and progress of matters.”

    Paul Ahearne
  • “Peter Clinch has a very broad knowledge of commercial law. He has helped me in matters from simple conveyancing to complex company sales/ transfers. Not your typical lawyer.”

    Keith G.