Business Clients

At Houston Dearn O’Connor we offer value for money commercial law services to assist you and your business. Our commercial services rival that of larger city firms, but are at a far more reasonable cost.

You can be confident that our lawyers are savvy and business focussed. You will enjoy a one on one relationship with our lawyers and have direct access to the principals of the firm, who are a mere phone call away. We offer you tailored solutions and a respect for your bottom line.

We live by our relationship with our clients, and you can be assured that nobody is forgotten. A selection of our commercial law services is listed below:

  • Contracts and agreements
    • Advising on and drafting all forms of commercial agreements
    • Advising on and drafting construction contracts
    • Advising on and drafting mortgages
  • A full range of services to property developers
    • Voluntary Planning Agreements
    • Advice on all aspects of the development process
    • Advice on form and content of Development Applications and associated documents including the statement of environmental effects and heritage impact statement
    • Advice and representation on zoning and gateway applications
    • Representation before Council, JRPP and other decision making bodies
    • Advice on the contents on LEPs, DCPs and SEPPs
    • Advice on all forms of Land and Environment Court matters including in-house advocacy services in the Land and Environment Court and Local Court
    • Class 1 development appeals a specialty
  • A full range of Conveyancing services for vendors and purchasers
    • Sales
    • Purchases
    • Deeds, leases and licences
    • 88B instruments and easements
    • covenants on title
    • Advising on Strata Schemes and by-laws
    • Subdivision applications
  • General commercial litigation
    • Debt recovery
    • All commercial litigation
    • Mediation and ADR
    • Supreme and Federal Court matters
    • Winding up applications and bankruptcy

Please contact us for further details.

Business Clients