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“We offer you a wealth of local knowledge to enable successful business planning and legal advice preventing serious legal problems from developing”

Commercial and Business Lawyers Gold Coast and Brisbane Wide

Attwood Marshall’s experienced commercial and business lawyers in the Gold Coast and Brisbane can offer you a wealth of local knowledge and legal advice to enable successful business planning and succession and prevent serious legal problems from occurring.

Our highly experienced local knowledge is a critical asset to your business planning and success. As business and commercial lawyers, we have decades of experience in protecting the personal, family and commercial interests of business people in the Gold Coast, Brisbane and northern New South Wales area.

We are proud to deliver a comprehensive service, providing clients with structures that ensure compliance with legislation and protection of personal assets from the risks associated with doing business. Our services can help proprietors and directors through all stages of business from start-up and expansion, through to merger or disposal.

For expert commercial and business lawyers Gold Coast and Brisbane wide, contact Attwood Marshall on 1800 621 071 or email to book your free, no-obligation appointment at our Brisbane, Robina, Coolangatta or Kingscliff office.

Our Specialty Areas

As experts in commercial and business law, our experienced and friendly team are committed to helping Queensland and northern New South Wales business professionals protect their valuable assets and avoid commercial risk. In handling any matter, our goal is always to achieve the best result possible for you in the most cost-effective manner.

Business Law

Smart business planning starts with the correct methods of asset protection to limit the exposure of yourself and your corporate officers to personal liability or other legal problems. We can set you on the right path by assisting your Queensland or New South Wales business with:

  • Business Structuring
  • Asset Protection
  • Sales and Purchases of Businesses
  • Body Corporate and Management Rights
  • Business Succession
  • Risk Management
  • Competition and Consumer Protection
  • Intellectual Property
  • Securities and Guarantees
  • Personal Property Securities
  • Mortgages

Document Preparation

At Attwood Marshall, our business lawyers can negotiate, review and draft all the necessary contracts for the proper conduct of your business including specialist commercial documents, licensing documents and industry employment agreements.

Risk Assessments and Legal Advice

We can also provide comprehensive risk assessments and practical legal advice on the best protection of your intangible business assets such as trademarks, logos, brand names and other intellectual property that give your business its competitive advantage in the marketplace.

By taking the complication and jargon out of business law, we are able to provide simple and workable business advice to clients at every level, enabling you to make smart decisions and avoid risk.

Court Representation

And if you require court representation, we have the skills and ability to take you through with the best chance of success.

With a thorough knowledge of relevant laws specific to both sides of the border, refined negotiation skills and extensive legal experience in business law Gold Coast, Brisbane and northern New South Wales wide, we are committed to standing behind our clients and assisting them every step of the way.

Looking for legal advice regarding buisness law? Read more about Business Law or contact now for your free legal advice.

Commercial Law

Commercial law relates to how your business is set up, governed and protected in order to ensure its stability as well as future growth and success. Our experienced commercial lawyers have worked with a wide range of businesses both large and small, helping them expand and thrive. We can assist you and your business with all areas of commercial law, including:

  • Commercial Building Sales and Purchases
  • Franchising
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Shareholders and Partnership Agreements
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • SMSF Borrowings and Purchasing
  • Trust Deeds
  • Company Structures
  • Licensing and Agency Law
  • Employment Law
  • Consultancy Agreements
  • Retirement Villages
  • Residential Developments
  • Service Agreements


Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation is a vital area of focus for every business. At Attwood Marshall, we provide expert advice to help you avoid legal repercussions and disruptions to your business, and keep you on the right track legally, financially and reputably.

The main areas of law related to businesses and commercial trading are Corporations Law, relating to how a company is formed and operated by regulating the fiduciary duties and responsibilities of the company directors, and Competition and Consumer Law, which ensures fair competition in the marketplace by governing how you can advertise to consumers. It also covers areas such as mergers and acquisitions, product liability and monopoly regulation.

Industrial Relations and Employment Law

A major component of commercial law in the Gold Coast, Brisbane and northern New South Wales is protecting provisions of the Fair Work Act. We can work with both employers and employees to resolve disputes related to discrimination, redundancy, unfair dismissal, sexual harassment, maternity rights and general breaches of the Act, and negotiate a fair outcome.

We always aim to come to a mutually beneficial resolution, with minimum inconvenience to both parties.

For professional legal advice relating to any commercial matter, please get in touch with Attwood Marshall on 1800 621 071 today.

Contractual Resolution

When contractual disputes arise, our dispute resolution lawyers have the experience and knowledge to navigate the complex field of commercial issues to best protect your legal and financial interests. Where possible, we will negotiate and resolve the matter without litigation.

Our focus is on achieving cost-effective, commercial outcomes through tailored litigation strategies that deliver the best chance of a favourable result. We aim to help you avoid disputes wherever possible by following the correct processes and making sure all your legal bases are covered, but if court proceedings cannot be avoided, we have an exceptional track record in fair dispute resolution and alleviating the consequences of the litigation process on your business.

Looking for legal advice regarding commercial law? Read more about Commercial Law or contact now for your free legal advice.


Attwood Marshall’s expertise in project leasing enables us to provide our clients with full-service legal advice and assistance to ensure your retail and commercial leases meet all the necessary requirements. With a focus on the smaller details, we can help you prevent long-term consequences that come with incorrectly prepared documentation. Our area in leasing includes:

  • Retail Leases
  • Acting for Landlords and Tenants
  • Disclosure Statements
  • Market Review Disputes
  • Commercial Leases
  • Industrial Leases
  • Sub Leases
  • Assignment of Leases
  • Exercise of Options in Leases


As a landlord, your lease agreement needs to reflect your legal and commercial interests while correctly upholding all the necessary information. Your Attwood Marshall commercial and business lawyer will know exactly what is involved with properly preparing your lease, and will be able to help you develop a tailored project leasing strategy that gives you everything you need for accurate reporting, accounting and compliance.

We can assist you with everything from the initial lease preparation and compliance, to lease extensions and lease surrenders, to issuing breach notices and terminations of lease. We’re here to help you make sure things are done the right way.


As a tenant, you need to feel confident that the lease agreement you are entering into effectively protects your interests and is tailored to your circumstances. We provide comprehensive reviews of your draft lease, detailed legal advice and negotiation on your behalf of any unfair or unworkable terms of the lease, to ensure your rights are always protected.

Our specialist advice at the commencement of your lease as well as for the duration of its term and at your exit of the property will make certain that you’re in safe hands. With extensive experience in both retail and non-retail leases, our dedicated lawyers are always on your side.

Lease Disputes and Negotation

We can also assist both landlords and tenants in the event of a commercial lease dispute, or when negotiation is necessary to agree on more favourable terms. Our aim is to ensure the commercial interests of both parties are adequately protected and individual circumstances are considered and respected, ultimately accomplishing a win-win situation, every time.

Looking for legal advice regarding leasing? Read more about Leasing or contact now for your free legal advice.

Attwood Marshall is your leading, full-service law firm when you need a business and commercial lawyer in the Gold Coast, Brisbane and northern New South Wales. For help with any leasing, business or commercial law issue, don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team today.

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Department Manager Contact Details

We act in both QLD and NSW in all areas of law and Federal jurisdictions.


Jess Kimpton

Department Manager

07 5506 8214

0403 452 459

Freecall 1800 621 071

T: 07 5536 9777 F: 07 5536 9755


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