Commercial Law.

Commercial law encompasses a wide range of legal matters related to commercial activities, including business formation, contracts, sales, employment, intellectual property, competition, and more. Commercial law provides a framework for businesses to operate, interact with other entities, and resolve disputes.

Company Legal Advice.

What is a Company Legal Advice?

Company legal advice refers to the guidance and assistance provided by legal professionals, like Barraj Legal, to businesses and organisations regarding legal matters that arise in the course of their commercial activities. It encompasses a wide range of legal issues and considerations that affect the operation, growth, and success of a business.

Some of the key areas where Barraj Legal can offer company legal advice include:

Contractual Matters

Commercial legal advice often involves reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts, such as sales agreements, supply agreements, service contracts, licensing agreements, and employment contracts. Barraj Legal can provide guidance on contract terms, rights, obligations, and potential risks, ensuring that the agreements are legally sound and protect the interests of the business.

Business Formation and Structure

When starting a new business, legal advice can be sought on choosing the appropriate legal structure, such as sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), or corporation. Our specialist team can guide entrepreneurs on the legal requirements, registration processes, and implications associated with each business structure.

Compliance with Laws and Regulations

Businesses must comply with a wide array of laws and regulations that govern their industry, such as employment laws, consumer protection laws, data protection and privacy laws, intellectual property laws, and tax regulations. At Barraj Legal we can provide advice on legal compliance, help develop internal policies and procedures, and ensure that the business operates within the legal framework.

Intellectual Property Protection

Intellectual property (IP) assets, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets, are valuable assets for businesses. Legal advice can be sought from Barraj Legal to protect and manage these assets, including filing applications for IP registrations, drafting licensing agreements, and enforcing IP rights against infringement.

Corporate Governance

Legal advice is also sought in matters related to corporate governance, including compliance with company laws, directors' duties and responsibilities, shareholder rights, and decision-making processes. We can help ensure that businesses operate in accordance with legal requirements and best practices in corporate governance.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Business Transactions

Legal advice is crucial during mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other business transactions. The Barraj Legal team can assist with due diligence, contract negotiations, regulatory compliance, and other legal aspects of such transactions to ensure a smooth and legally sound process.

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

In the event of commercial disputes or litigation, businesses may seek legal advice to protect their interests. We can provide guidance on dispute resolution methods, such as negotiation, mediation, or arbitration, and represent businesses in litigation proceedings if necessary.

Employment Law

Businesses often require legal advice on employment-related matters, including employment contracts, workplace policies, discrimination and harassment issues, employee termination, and compliance with employment laws. Our specialists provide guidance on employment practices, draft employment agreements, and help navigate employment disputes.

Risk Management

Legal advice can assist businesses in identifying and managing legal risks associated with their operations. This can include reviewing insurance policies, assessing potential liabilities, and implementing risk mitigation strategies to protect the business from legal challenges.

Commercial legal advice covers a wide range of legal areas relevant to businesses. Barraj Legal provides guidance and support to businesses in navigating legal complexities, ensuring compliance, protecting rights and interests, and mitigating risks. Their expertise and advice can help businesses make informed decisions, minimize legal pitfalls, and operate within the bounds of the law.

Commerical Leases.

What are Commercial Leases?

Commercial leases are legal agreements between a landlord and a tenant for the rental of a commercial property. They outline the terms and conditions under which the tenant has the right to use and occupy the premises for business purposes. Commercial leases differ from residential leases in that they pertain to properties used for commercial or business activities rather than residential purposes.

Using Barraj Legal for commercial leases is highly recommended for several reasons:


Commercial leases can be complex legal documents, often containing intricate provisions and legal terminology. Legal professionals specialising in commercial property law have the expertise and knowledge to interpret and explain the terms and conditions of the lease. At Barraj Legal we understand the legal implications and can ensure that the lease accurately reflects the intentions of both parties.


We will work to protect your interests throughout the lease negotiation and drafting process. We will identify potential risks, loopholes, or unfavourable terms that may be present in the lease agreement. We will strive to negotiate terms that are favourable to you and ensure that your rights and obligations are adequately addressed and protected.

Minimise Costs

Commercial leases often involve significant financial and legal consequences. Hiring Barraj Legal will minimise the risk of making costly mistakes or oversights that could have long-term implications. Our team will ensure compliance with legal requirements, applicable regulations, and industry standards, reducing the chances of future disputes or legal complications.

Tailored Advice

Our commercial specialists can also help tailor the lease to your specific needs and circumstances. We will work closely with you to understand your objectives, business requirements, and any particular concerns. This enables us to negotiate and draft lease provisions that are customized to address your unique situation, ensuring that your interests are appropriately represented.


Having Barraj Legal on your side provides valuable negotiation skills and advocacy throughout the lease negotiation process. We will represent your interests, review and negotiate terms with the other party, and help you secure the most favourable outcomes. Our knowledge of industry standards and market conditions can contribute to achieving a fair and balanced agreement.

Minimise Risks

Commercial leases are subject to various laws, regulations, and local ordinances. Barraj Legal will ensure that the lease agreement adheres to these legal requirements and local jurisdiction-specific provisions. We will help you navigate complex legal frameworks, minimising the risk of non-compliance and potential legal repercussions.

Proactive Approach

What’s more, we can anticipate future issues or contingencies that may arise during the lease term. We can draft provisions that address potential scenarios such as lease renewals, termination, assignment or subletting, alterations, and dispute resolution. This proactive approach helps manage risks and minimise potential disputes down the line.

In summary, using Barraj Legal for commercial leases provides you with the necessary expertise, guidance, and protection to ensure that your interests are properly represented and that the lease agreement is fair, legally sound, and aligned with your business objectives. Our involvement can help you navigate the complexities of commercial leases and minimise the risk of legal complications or disputes in the future.


What are Shareholder Agreements?

A shareholder agreement is a legally binding contract between the shareholders of a company. It outlines the rights, responsibilities, and obligations of the shareholders and governs their relationship with each other and the company. Shareholder agreements are typically entered into by the shareholders voluntarily to establish a framework for decision-making, ownership, and protection of their respective interests.

How we can help

Using a legal professional, such as a Barraj Legal, to set up a shareholder agreement is important to ensure all parties are adequately protected. Shareholder agreements involve complex legal concepts and require a deep understanding of corporate law and contractual principles. Barraj Legal specialises in corporate law has the expertise and knowledge to draft a comprehensive and legally sound agreement that aligns with applicable laws and regulations.

There is not one-size-fits-all when it comes to shareholder agreements. Each company and its shareholders have unique circumstances, objectives, and concerns. Our team can tailor the agreement to address specific needs and considerations, ensuring that it accurately reflects the intentions and requirements of the shareholders involved.

We can also identify potential areas of conflict or ambiguity and draft provisions that safeguard the rights and expectations of the shareholders, ensuring that the agreement includes mechanisms for dispute resolution and mitigating risks.

Importantly, shareholder agreements must comply with relevant laws, regulations, and corporate governance requirements. Barraj Legal can ensure that the agreement adheres to these legal obligations and includes necessary provisions to protect the company’s legal standing.

Shareholder agreements must be drafted in clear and precise language to avoid confusion or misinterpretation. Our team has the skill to communicate complex legal concepts in a concise and understandable manner, reducing the potential for disputes arising from ambiguities or misunderstandings.

What’s more, a well-drafted shareholder agreement anticipates future scenarios and provides mechanisms to address potential changes in circumstances. We will take into account future events, such as share transfers, new investments, or exit strategies, and draft provisions that accommodate such situations. This future-proofing helps prevent disputes and ensures the agreement remains relevant as the company evolves.

In the event of a dispute among shareholders, Baraj Legal can guide the parties through mediation or alternative dispute resolution processes. We can act as a neutral third party, facilitating discussions and negotiations to reach a mutually agreeable resolution. If necessary, we can provide representation in legal proceedings.

Drafting a shareholder agreement requires careful consideration of legal, financial, and operational aspects. By engaging Barraj Legal, you can save significant time and effort that would otherwise be spent researching legal requirements, structuring the agreement, and ensuring compliance. We will handle these tasks efficiently and effectively on your behalf.

Partnership Disputes.

What are Partnership Disputes?

Partnership disputes refer to conflicts or disagreements that arise between partners in a business partnership. These disputes can occur for various reasons and can have significant implications for the partnership and the individuals involved.

How we can help

Partnership disputes involve complex legal issues and considerations. Barraj Legal specialises in partnership law and we have the necessary expertise and knowledge to navigate the legal complexities involved in partnership disputes. We understand the applicable laws, regulations, and legal precedents and can provide sound legal advice based on their experience.

Having an objective perspective on the dispute and helping partners understand their legal rights and obligations is very important. Out specialist team can assess the strengths and weaknesses of each party’s position and provide guidance on potential legal strategies and outcomes. Having an objective advisor can also help partners make informed decisions and avoid emotionally driven or impulsive actions.

Many partnership disputes can be resolved through negotiation or mediation rather than litigation. Barraj Legal can act as a skilled negotiator or mediator, representing the interests of our clients and working towards a mutually acceptable resolution. We can help facilitate communication, guide the parties towards a compromise, and explore creative solutions to resolve the dispute amicably.

In some cases, partnership disputes may involve complex legal documentation, such as partnership agreements, contracts, or financial records. Barraj Legal’s specialist team can review and interpret these documents, ensuring compliance with the partnership’s legal obligations. We can also assist in drafting settlement agreements or any necessary legal documentation to formalize the resolution of the dispute.

If the dispute escalates and litigation becomes necessary, we can represent the interests of our clients in court. We will prepare the necessary legal documents, present arguments, and advocate on behalf of our clients. Having skilled legal representation can significantly impact the outcome of the dispute in a court setting.

In addition, we understand the process of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Methods, providing guidance on alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation or arbitration. We can evaluate whether ADR is suitable for the specific dispute and, if so, assist in the process. ADR methods can often be more efficient, cost-effective, and less adversarial than traditional litigation.

Partnership disputes can have significant legal and financial implications for the parties involved. At Barraj Legal we ensure that our clients’ legal rights and interests are protected throughout the dispute resolution process. We will identify potential legal risks, advise on legal strategies, and work towards achieving the most favourable outcome for their client.

The process of resolving partnership disputes can be emotionally draining and time-consuming, potentially affecting the overall operations and productivity of the partnership. Engaging Barraj legal allows the partners to focus on their core business while we handle the legal aspects of the dispute. This helps in achieving a timely and satisfactory resolution, allowing the partners to move forward with their business interests.

Director Disputes.

What are Director Disputes?

Director disputes are conflicts or disagreements that arise between directors of a company. These disputes can have significant consequences for the company’s operations, decision-making, and overall governance. Just like partnership disputes, director disputes involve complex legal issues and processes. At Barraj Legal, we have the necessary expertise and knowledge of corporate law and governance principles to navigate the legal complexities involved. We can provide informed legal advice based on our understanding of the applicable laws, regulations, and case precedents

How we can help

Our team can also provide an objective perspective on the dispute and help directors understand their legal rights, obligations, and potential liabilities. We can assess the strengths and weaknesses of each party’s position, evaluate the legal implications, and provide guidance on potential legal strategies and outcomes. Our objective advice can help directors make informed decisions based on the best interests of the company.

Many director disputes can be resolved through negotiation or mediation rather than resorting to litigation. Barraj Legal can act as a skilled mediator or negotiator, facilitating discussions and working towards a mutually acceptable resolution. We can help to identify common ground, manage emotions, and guide the parties towards a constructive and amicable outcome.

If the dispute escalates and litigation becomes necessary, our barrister can represent the interests of our clients in court. We can prepare the necessary legal documents, present arguments, and advocate on behalf of clients. Having skilled legal representation can significantly impact the outcome of the dispute in a court setting.

What’s more, Barraj Legal can guide directors on complying with legal and regulatory requirements, ensuring proper corporate governance practices, and avoiding potential conflicts of interest or breaches of fiduciary duties.

Engaging our team also ensures confidentiality and attorney-client privilege. Directors can freely discuss their concerns, share sensitive information, and seek legal advice without fear of disclosure. This confidentiality can foster open communication and facilitate the resolution of the dispute.

In summary, Barraj Legal brings knowledge, expertise, and objectivity to the resolution of director disputes. We can provide legal advice, guide negotiations, represent directors in litigation, and ensure compliance with legal and governance obligations. Our involvement helps ensure that the dispute is resolved in a fair and legally sound manner, protecting the rights and interests of the directors and the company as a whole.

Regulatory Action.

What is Regulatory Action?

Regulatory action are the measures and interventions taken by regulatory bodies to enforce compliance with laws, regulations, and standards in various sectors. These regulatory bodies, also known as regulators, are responsible for overseeing specific industries or areas to ensure the protection of public interest, consumer rights, and the integrity of the market
Regulatory action can affect various individuals and entities depending on the specific regulations and industries involved.The following parties are commonly affected by regulatory action:

How we can help

If you are facing regulatory action, then using a legal professional like Barraj Legal is highly recommended. Regulatory actions can be complex, involving intricate laws, regulations, and procedures specific to the relevant industry or sector. We have the expertise and knowledge to navigate these complexities, providing guidance on the applicable legal framework, helping interpret regulations, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

Regulatory actions can have significant consequences, including fines, penalties, sanctions, reputational damage, or even criminal charges. Our team can assess the risks and potential liabilities associated with the regulatory action. We can also help develop strategies to mitigate those risks, minimise potential penalties, and protect the rights and interests of individuals or organizations involved.

Engaging a legal professional provides representation and advocacy in dealings with regulatory bodies. At Barraj Legal, we can communicate and negotiate on behalf of individuals or organisations facing regulatory action, ensuring that their rights and interests are properly represented. We can also help level the playing field and enhance your position during regulatory proceedings.

Regulatory actions often involve specific procedural requirements and timelines. Our team will ensure that all necessary documents are prepared, submitted, and filed correctly and within the required timeframes. We will guide you through the regulatory processes, ensuring that procedural compliance is maintained throughout.

If an investigation is conducted as part of the regulatory action, our legal team can provide essential support. We can assist in gathering evidence, preparing witness statements, and ensuring that your rights are protected during the investigation. We can also help you respond to requests for information and effectively navigate the investigation process.

In some cases, it may be possible to negotiate a settlement or resolution with the regulatory body. Barraj Legal can help assess the strengths and weaknesses of your case, negotiate with the regulators on your behalf, and work towards a favourable outcome. We are also able to craft settlement agreements and ensure that any proposed resolutions are fair and reasonable.

If you disagree with the regulatory decision or believe that the process was unfair, we can assist with appeals or applications for judicial review; assessing the prospects of success, preparing the necessary legal arguments, and representing you in court proceedings if required.

In addition, we can provide guidance on compliance measures and risk management strategies to help prevent future regulatory issues. This involves developing internal policies and procedures, conducting compliance audits, and providing training to ensure ongoing adherence to regulatory requirements.

Business Refinancing.

What is Business Refinancing?

Business refinancing is the process of replacing an existing financing arrangement with a new one to improve the financial structure of a business. It typically involves obtaining new debt or equity financing to pay off existing debts or to fund new projects, operations, or investments.

How we can help

Baraj Legal has a specialist team which can assist with business refinancing which can often include complex contractual terms, conditions, and legal obligations. As part of this service, we will review and negotiate the terms of the refinancing documents, ensuring that they align with the best interests of your business and protect your rights.

Refinancing transactions may be subject to various legal and regulatory requirements so we will ensure that your refinancing activities comply with applicable laws, regulations, and industry-specific rules. We can navigate complex legal frameworks, obtain necessary permits or approvals, and ensure proper filings and disclosures are made.

Importantly, the Barraj Legal team will look at potential risks associated with the refinancing transaction, identifying legal issues or pitfalls that may arise, such as hidden liabilities, contractual ambiguities, or adverse legal consequences. By conducting thorough due diligence and risk analysis, we will protect your business from unforeseen legal challenges.

Our team also has the skills and experience to negotiate favourable terms in refinancing agreements. We can advocate on your behalf, ensuring that your interests are represented during the negotiation process. They will then draft and review the necessary legal documentation, including loan agreements, security documents, guarantees, and other financing-related contracts, to ensure they accurately reflect the agreed-upon terms.

Conducting comprehensive due diligence is crucial in the refinancing process to uncover any potential legal issues or risks associated with the new financing arrangement. Part of our service includes carrying out detailed legal research, reviewing contracts and financial statements, assessing any potential liabilities, and advising you on the implications of the refinancing transaction.

In the event of any disputes or disagreements arising from the refinancing transaction, Barraj Legal will ensure you legal rights and interests are protected. We can represent you in negotiations, mediation, or, if necessary, litigation to resolve conflicts and enforce contractual obligations. Having our team on board mean you will have the necessary support and expertise to navigate any legal challenges that may arise during or after the refinancing process.

Finally, in addition to providing valuable guidance and advice throughout the refinancing process, we will also evaluate the different financing options, explaining the legal implications of each choice, and help you to make informed decisions that align with your business goals and objectives. Our experts can help you navigate the complexities of the refinancing process and ensure that your business’s legal interests are protected.

Commercial Law FAQs.

Our commercial lawyers offer a range of services related to business and commercial transactions. We assist with contract drafting and review, business formation, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, employment law matters, intellectual property issues, and more. Our expertise is tailored to address legal challenges that businesses may encounter.

It’s advisable to consult a commercial lawyer at various stages of your business, including during the formation process, contract negotiations, regulatory compliance, and in the event of legal disputes. Proactively seeking legal advice can help prevent potential issues and ensure that your business operations align with applicable laws and regulations.

Our commercial lawyers are skilled in alternative dispute resolution methods such as negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. We can also represent your interests in litigation if a dispute escalates. Whether it’s contractual disagreements, partnership disputes, or other conflicts, our commercial lawyers can provide legal strategies to resolve issues efficiently and protect your business’s interests.