Our Commercial Law experts are recognised for their skill in managing the complex balance between planning, accurate scoping and business analysis, day-to- day governance, flexibility, acceptable costs and incentivisation. Whether you are looking at outsourcing, putting in place terms and conditions, or involved in manufacturing, supply and logistics, strong commercial agreements need to be in place.
With a particular strength in working for major national and international organisations, while other lawyers may advise from narrow areas of experience, our approach is to work collaboratively, across the firm, to draw on a deep and wide knowledge of the industry challenges you face.
We are committed to providing high quality and innovative commercial legal advice and assistance to our clients.
Our Commercial Law specialists can draft a wide range of contracts and advise on a wide range of commercial matters:
Through our Commercial Law practice, we also act for various national non-profit organisations, charities and religious bodies.
DWF Australia is pleased to note the recent announcement by Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Yvette D’Ath, regarding magisterial appointments to various Queensland Courts.
In a major boost to sports integrity and the sports law profession, Australia's National Sports Tribunal (NST) will soon be established for a two year trial following the enacting bills passing both Houses of Parliament on 11 September 2019 and receiving assent on 19 September 2019.
DWF Australia has announced the appointment of Kim O’Reilly as Principal Lawyer in its national corporate team.
In the wake of prominent disputes involving player behaviour and actions taken by sports to protect their commercial relationships, we ask if a new visual contract will better manage expectations and obligations.
The Australian sports and entertainment infrastructure landscape is undergoing a facelift with a number of procurement trends developing. Here are three positive trends to look out for in 2019 and beyond.
On 1 March 2019 McKerracher J of the Federal Court delivered his decision in the case of TCL Airconditioner (Zhongshan) Co Ltd v Castel Electronics Pty Ltd (Castel), in the matter of TCL Airconditioner (Zhongshan) Co Ltd (No 2)  FCA 257, sending a strong message to unregistered foreign corporations looking to benefit from trading in the Australian market.
On 26 March 2018, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reported that Australia’s anti-competitive sanctions were among the lowest in OECD member countries, prompting the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to announce a potential policy change in how it polices competitiveness.