Corporate and commercial

Vardon Legal provides corporate and commercial advice to local, national and international clients. Our team is recognised for our efficiency, legal knowledge and commercial approach with particular expertise in:

  • Structuring advice
  • Establishing companies, trusts and other business structures including preparing shareholder documents.
  • Transactional matters including share and business asset sale and purchase.
  • Due diligence
  • Business succession advice and planning
  • Asset protection
  • Company law and governance
  • Debt for equity exchanges
  • Shareholder matters
  • Joint ventures
  • Internal restructures
  • Advising on competition and consumer laws
  • Product sourcing and procurement
  • Advising on Privacy and Spam laws
  • Advising on Personal Property Securities laws and attending to registrations
  • Online legal issues including in relation to domain names and web-related contracts
  • Advising on covenants not to compete
  • Licensing agreements including licensing of intellectual property
  • Advice on marketing and advertising issues and review of advertising materials
  • Consumer promotions including developing terms and condition, obtaining permits and reviewing point of sale material for legal compliance
  • Assisting start-ups
  • Facilitating, drafting and negotiating commercial documents including:

    • Terms and conditions of supply
    • Services agreements with consultants and other service providers
    • Tenders and tender responses
    • Manufacturing agreements
    • Distribution agreements
    • Sponsorship agreements
    • Confidentiality Agreements
    • Transaction due diligence documents including reports
    • Shareholder agreements and other forms of co-ownership agreements
    • Buy/sell agreements
    • Asset leases
    • Guarantees
    • Loan and security documents


Partners Peter Buberis and Iain Irvine are recognised in Best Lawyers for Commercial Law.