Preparation of contractual documents is a key method of risk management. We assist clients to identify risks and manage liability by thoroughly understanding the nature of the proposed arrangement and drafting agreements to create certainty in contractual relationships.

We maximise protection of our clients’ rights by drawing on our extensive experience in commercial matters to ensure that any agreements or commercial law document drafted by us addresses issues that the parties may not have turned their minds to. In some cases the constraints of particular legislation may need to be managed.

Our lawyers are experienced in the following areas:


Armstrong Lawyers is a proud member of the Franchise Council of Australia. Whether you are an existing or prospective franchisor or franchisee, Armstrong Lawyers has the skills to ensure you get the most out of any franchise agreement. Regardless of whether you require assistance at the preliminary stages of drafting such an agreement, or ongoing advice and services in regards to regulatory compliance or selling a franchise, our team of franchise lawyers would be pleased to use their expertise to assist you.

Leasing & Licensing

We provide landlords, tenants and occupiers with expert advice in respect of:

  • lease or licence agreements;
  • planning issues; and
  • disclosure and other regulatory obligations.
Buying, Selling & Business Succession

We offer advice on business succession, including:

  • buy-sell agreements;
  • the control of family companies, trusts and partnerships, including Successor Director Appointments; and
  • the protection of assets including insurances and ownership structures.
Contracts & Agreements

The Business team at Armstrong Lawyers brings a depth of business expertise and negotiating know-how to the table, and are available to assist and advise through all stages of the process of bringing an agreement or contract to life. Whether you require our help with the negotiation of terms, in the drafting and arrangement of those terms, or both, our team is ready to assist.