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...

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Restraints of trade - not all roses in commercial dealings

Restraints of trade - not all roses in commercial dealings

Richard Suters 03/02/2022

Commercial documents frequently contain restraints of trade designed to protect a party’s commercial interests. In this article, Richard Suters, Principal of the Corporate and Commercial team discusses the validity of restraint of trade provisions and how to avoid your restraint being successfully challenged.