Business law

With an in-depth understanding of the laws and challenges many businesses face in these uncertain times, Rigby & Bear can assist your business by advising (and negotiating) on a wide range of commercial agreements, disputes, compliance requirements and governance arrangements in your business.

We pride ourselves on our responsiveness and our determination to go the extra mile to ensure you get not only a legal outcome, but one that is commercially practical.


Whether it is reviewing your next license or franchise agreement, negotiating the terms of a new lease or a deed of variation, or advising you and your company on your obligations under the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic) or the Franchising Code of Conduct, you can be rest assured that you're in good hands with Rigby & Bear.


Some of the things we can assist with include but are not limited to:

  • sale of business agreements

  • commercial lease agreements

  • sale of assets agreements

  • license agreements

  • franchise agreements

  • dispute resolution arising from commercial disputes

  • advice relating to compliance with regulatory requirements

  • trade mark registration and disputes

  • solicitor certificates