Amanda Olic

Corporate and Commercial Law

Committed to supporting your business


Commercial law is the core of your business and servicing it happens to be the core of ours! The Lawgix crew have extensive experience in providing comprehensive legal advice to companies and businesses of all sizes.

We are BIG believers of getting your foundations right from the outset in order to avoid the unnecessary issues, disputes and associated costs. Our commercial lawyers are fast, responsive and seriously talented. You will wonder how you survived without the Lawgix crew in your corner.

Commercial and Business Agreements

The Lawgix crew can assist you with:

  • Reviewing, drafting and advising on agreements of infinite variety;
  • Acting for sellers and purchasers of a business including reviewing, drafting and advising on complex transactions as well as participating in lengthy negotiations;
  • Drafting and advising on loan agreements including guarantee and indemnity documents, security deeds and mortgages;
  • Drafting and advising on a variety of agreements including agreements for hire, service, supply or distribution;
  • Drafting website terms and conditions, and privacy policies;
  • Drafting, advising and negotiating building and construction contracts and subcontracts;
  • Drafting terms and conditions of sale and supply;
  • Drafting and advising on confidentiality agreements, licences, partnership agreements, shareholder agreements and sale of share agreements;
  • Drafting and advising on complex joint venture agreements.

Intellectual Property

It is well known that apart from its amazing people, IP is the most valuable asset of any business. It literally sets you apart from your competitors and the Lawgix crew are here to give IP the attention it deserves. Don’t be another business owner that regrets not protecting your IP.


If you’re wondering what IP actually is, how it is created and how it can be protected, fear not because that’s where the Lawgix crew comes in.

We won’t bore you with the difference between trade marks and designs or whether you should patent your newest invention. What you should be thinking about is who owns your IP, how you can control your IP and what you can do to prevent your IP being exploited and swiped.

Lawgix can assist with:

  • Trade mark applications;
  • Licensing of intellectual property including drafting and advising on licence agreements;
  • Acting and advising on intellectual property disputes and enforcement of intellectual property
    rights.

Competition and Consumer Law

The Competition and Consumer Act is one of the longest, most complex and frequently amended pieces of legislation in Australia.

It is unavoidable for all businesses and can cause serious pain if you don’t take it seriously. The very expensive kind of pain.

For the competition side of the law, we will admit that it does call for more detailed advice however the Lawgix crew are quite good at summarising advice down to “Yes, you can do that” or “No, don’t even think about doing that.”

The Lawgix crew can assist you with:

  • The Development of legal compliance systems;
  • Providing representation for clients in their dealings with Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
    (ASIC);
  • Franchising matters including preparation of agreements and disclosure documents in accordance with the Franchising Code of Conduct;
  • Acting and providing advice in relation to misleading and deceptive conduct and other breaches of consumer law amongst businesses and consumers; and
  • Acting and providing advice in relation to consumer protection matters pursuant to the
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

Insolvency and Restructuring

We get it. We know that building an empire is not always smooth sailing. The Lawgix crew can hold your hand through these difficult periods and provide restructuring advice to assist business owners
reduce their debts.

The Lawgix crew can provide advice in relation to:

  • Bankruptcy;
  • Receivership, voluntary administration and liquidation;
  • Corporate recovery and schemes of arrangement;
  • Appointment of liquidators, receivers or trustees;
  • Transfer of shares;
  • Negotiations with creditors;
  • Debt arrangements and refinancing;
  • Employment matters arising from insolvency;
  • Contractual and property matters arising from insolvency;
  • Director’s duties and responsibilities;
  • Sale of property and businesses;
  • Priority issues arising out of registered and unregistered securities;
  • Retention of title and securitisation;
  • Business and asset management;
  • Mergers and acquisitions;
  • Due diligence.

Commercial Property

The Lawgix crew provides practical, detailed and commercially focussed advice and can assist you with any issues that are thrown your way in commercial property transactions.

Negotiating leases, acquisitions, sales and contracts only scrape the surface. Our lawyers can also assist you with property disputes, property development and liquor licensing.

Franchising

The Lawgix crew can provide assist with all aspects of franchise law, including:

  • Reviewing and drafting franchise documents (i.e. franchise agreement, disclosure document, operations manual and any financial statements);
  • Reviewing or drafting the sale of business agreement if you are purchasing from an existing franchisee;
  • Negotiating with the franchisor;
  • Resolving disputes;
  • Conducting thorough due diligence on the franchise network; and
  • Reviewing and advising on your commercial lease.
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Testimonials
SHAWN
Franchise Owner
"Responsive, knowledgeable, professional, friendly and well-priced. The advice Amanda has given me in many stages of my business has been invaluable. Highly recommended."
DANIJELA
InnerSparQ
"The service provided by Amanda Olic was smooth and professional, from the point of engagement to completion of documentation she understood the brief of what I required and was able to also complete it within a tight timeframe. She provided extra notes on top of the documentation which was fabulous as it was specific to my industry and assisted me to understand all parts of the documents. Thank you for your services."
LUlu
Franchise Owner
"I am blown away by your integrity and all the hard work you did on my behalf. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to you for all the care and concern you have shown me, and for working tirelessly to ensure that the law worked in our favour. If it weren't for your analytical skills and knowledge, the matters wouldn't have been settled by now. Thanks once again for your legal advice, time and efforts. I will always be grateful for all of your efforts."
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