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What We Do

MacDonald Lewis Law can assist you with the majority of your commercial and personal legal needs.

We can help you with:

  • Franchising and Licensing your business – buying and selling a franchise business, assisting business owners to franchise or license their business, advice on exporting franchise systems to and from New Zealand, advising franchisors and franchisees, advising on compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Protecting your intellectual property – registration of trademarks, licence agreements, cease and desist letters.
  • Company law – shareholder agreements, mergers, acquisitions, issue and repurchase of shares, advising on compliance with the Companies Act 1993, Securities Act and other relevant legislation.
  • Buying and selling a business – sale and purchase of a business, due diligence, terms of trade, contractor and employment agreements, loan agreements, guarantees, business restructuring, choosing the right entity, joint venture agreement.
  • Negotiating, drafting and interpreting contracts e.g. joint venture agreements, supply and distribution agreements, software licences, agency agreements, advertising contracts, memoranda of understanding, heads of agreement and terms of trade
  • Understanding the legislation that affects you e.g. - Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act, Privacy Act 1993.
  • Leasing – assistance with negotiation, review and drafting of leases, subleases and agreements to lease, advice on compliance with the Property Act 2007, preparing breach notices, advising both landlords and tenants.
  • Personal Property (everything other than land) – advice on Personal Property Securities Act 1999, Security Agreements, advice and assistance on registration of security interests on the Personal Properties Securities Register, negotiation and drafting of agreements for sale and purchase and leases of assets.
  • Property – sale and purchase of residential and commercial property, sale and purchase of apartments, pre purchase advice, sale and purchase of retirement village.
  • Trusts and Asset Protection – advice on structuring your assets and asset protection vehicles, establish of trusts, wills, powers of attorney, advising trustees and beneficiaries.
  • Personal – relationship property agreements (pre and post relationship), separation agreements.

We can help! Please call for more information. For a downloadable/printable copy of this article click here.

Rory MacDonald - Partner


Rory MacDonald - Partner
rory@mllaw.co.nz
+64 (9) 307 3324

Tim Lewis - Associate

 

Tim Lewis - Associate
tim@mllaw.co.nz
+64 (9)972 1720

Important: This information is provided as a guide only and is not intended to be legal advice.  You are strongly recommended to consult the services of an experienced lawyer.
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Contact

P: +64 9 307 3324
F: +64 9 307 3325

92 Parnell Road, Parnell,
Auckland 1052

DX CP 31534

PO Box 37851, Parnell,
Auckland, 1152

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Contact us

P: +64 9 307 3324
F: +64 9 307 3325

92 Parnell Road, Parnell,
Auckland 1052

DX CP 31534

PO Box 37851, Parnell,
Auckland, 1152