Andrew is a corporate lawyer and company director with more than 20 years’ experience.  He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, divestment and capital raising transactions for small and medium...

Richard is a commercial lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience in both private practice and in-house roles. He is a contract and commercial law specialist.

Richard advises clients on a range of...

James has over 25 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer in Australia and the United Kingdom, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and corporate structuring.  He combines...

Derek Charge Managing Principal

Derek combines more than 15 years’ experience in legal practice (former Partner of a National Law Firm and Corporate Counsel with an ASX listed Company) with 10 years’ as a senior executive in...

Unfair Contract Terms – Major Reforms Proposed

Unfair Contract Terms – Major Reforms Proposed

Richard Suters 11/11/2021

The Federal Government has released a draft bill which proposes to strengthen the unfair contract terms regime by expanding the scope of its application and introducing significant penalties for contravention. In this article, Richard Suters, Principal of the Corporate & Commercial team, discusses the proposed changes and what it will means for businesses if they are implemented.