WE DEPLOY OUR DIVERSE EXPERIENCE AND DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE TO HELP YOU FIND THE BEST BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

Areas of

 Practice

With our strong focus on corporate and commercial practice, we have a depth of knowledge and experience to assist with the many issues you may face in business.

Our general corporate and commercial services include:

  • Sales and Acquisitions
  • Business Names & Licensing
  • Associations
  • Commercialisation
  • Companies
  • Corporate Advice
  • Corporate Governance
  • Franchising
  • Liquor & Gaming Licensing
  • Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Security & Loan Documents
  • Security Enforcement
  • Structuring Advice
  • Trusts

It is an inevitable fact of business and life that disputes will arise and may become a costly and time consuming distraction from your core activities.

Our preferred approach to the practice of the law has always been from a non-adversarial perspective. While some conflicts must be faced directly and openly, we believe that this needs to be balanced with the broader picture in mind, where the parties to the conflict can move beyond past wrongs or disagreements and get back to business.

Meeting all the obligations that come with being an employer can be a challenging task, particularly if your business is small to medium in size.

We can work with you to identify the level of support, advice or documentation you need to ensure your business meets its legal obligations when employing a workforce. This may include:

  • Preparing documents such as employment contracts and confidentiality agreements
  • Assisting you with employee disputes
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory obligations such the National Employment Standards and Modern Awards.

You may not know it, but sometimes the most valuable asset of a business can be its creative ideas, technology, special procedures, unique expressions and branding.

We can help your business identify and protect its intellectual property and help ensure that its value is realised by offering services in the following areas:

  • Structuring & Protection Advice
  • Business and Company Names
  • Commercialisation
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Domain Names
  • Licences
  • Trade Marks

The way that a business interacts with its customers, suppliers and competitors will heavily influence a business’s capacity to succeed. It is also a complex web of relationships that are heavily regulated, each with its own particular obligations, responsibilities and risks.

We can help steer you through each aspect of your business relationships by helping you to identify and minimise the impact of the present obstacles and prepare for the potential risks ahead.

This includes assisting you in compliance with:

  • Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Anti-competitive conduct provisions
  • Australian Consumer Law
  • Consumer Guarantees & Warranties
  • Unfair Contract Terms
  • Licensing

Are you thinking of leasing, purchasing or selling property, or have some other property-related issue?

We can assist you in the following areas:

  • Commercial Leasing and Licensing
  • Business Sale & Purchase Transactions
  • Security & Loan Documents
  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
  • Conveyancing (including electronic conveyancing)
  • Transmission applications
  • Community title
  • Land division applications
  • Property Trusts

The introduction of the ACNC has centralised many of the reporting obligations for not-for-profit entities that are also registered charities. Over the years we have developed significant expertise across the broad issues faced by organisations operating in this sector. We understand that many are run by passionate volunteers with big hearts and unfailing dedication to the vision and mission but are often overwhelmed with the various governance, reporting and compliance obligations.   We are well equipped to come alongside and assist you and your organisation at each and every stage, no matter the size, and provide the support, documentation and guidance you need to overcome the obstacles and get through the maze of red-tape so you can go back to doing what you do best.

We have a passion for helping those that help our community and provide a range of services, including assistance in the following areas:

  • Associations
  • Companies limited by Guarantee
  • Constitutions, By-Laws and Rules
  • Corporate Governance Advice
  • Deductible Gift Recipient
  • Charities & Foundations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Income Tax Exemption

 

Getting your personal and business affairs in order can be a task that is all too often neglected until an unexpected crisis occurs.

While it is important to put plans in place, we understand that it can be a difficult process and may raise sensitive questions. We can help you formulate plans that provide comfort that your business and personal affairs will be managed appropriately in the event that you are no longer able to do it yourself.

Our services in this area include:

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Buy-Sell agreements
  • Asset and Business structuring advice
  • Advice on Intergenerational Wealth transitions

The new Privacy principles which came into effect on 12 March 2014 have created greater obligations for businesses in respect of the collection, storage and use of personal and sensitive information.

We can provide advice and training to your organisation or business on the following issues:

  • Policies
  • Procedures and practices
  • Addressing breaches

 

PPSR stands for “Personal Property Securities Register” and is a national register that incorporates 23 separate registers. It is regulated by the Personal Property Security Act 2009 which sets out the rules on how a person must go about creating an interest in property to make it legally enforceable.

If you operate a business, loan or have loaned money to people or other businesses, have borrowed money to purchase any goods or to assist with the operating costs of your business, have major ongoing contracts with customers or suppliers and/or supply goods to any customers under an arrangement that means you are not paid in full for the goods up front, it is important that you understand what the PPSA means for you.

Services we can provide include:

  • Creating registrations for you and your business
  • Reviewing documentation including terms of trade
  • Writing and reviewing policies and procedures
  • Advice on protecting your interest in goods and services

 

Tri-meridian has been proudly South Australian owned and operated since its beginnings.  We regularly accept briefs from regional, interstate and international law firms and debt collection agencies to act on their behalf within the South Australian jurisdiction.

In addition to standard town agent services, our extensive local litigation experience enables us to also provide strategic, procedural or substantive dispute resolution and litigation advice that is unique to our jurisdiction. Our extensive knowledge of the South Australian Lands Titles Office enables us to deal with any State-specific property matters, and lodgements.

If you have any queries regarding our agency services or are seeking local jurisdictional advice generally, please contact us.

An application to have a grant of probate recognised in another state or country may be required when assets of the deceased person are spread over multiple states of Australia or located in other Commonwealth countries.  The process of having a grant issued by a Court in one jurisdiction recognised in another state or country is called resealing the grant. 

Tri-meridian is able to assist in making application to the Supreme Court of South Australia when re-sealing the grant in SA is necessary to enable all the deceased person’s assets to be properly dealt with.

BUSINESS, CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL

With our strong focus on corporate and commercial practice, we have a depth of knowledge and experience to assist with the many issues you may face in business.

Our general corporate and commercial services include:

  • Sales and Acquisitions
  • Business Names & Licensing
  • Associations
  • Commercialisation
  • Companies
  • Corporate Advice
  • Corporate Governance
  • Franchising
  • Liquor & Gaming Licensing
  • Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Security & Loan Documents
  • Security Enforcement
  • Structuring Advice
  • Trusts
COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION

It is an inevitable fact of business and life that disputes will arise and may become a costly and time consuming distraction from your core activities.

Our preferred approach to the practice of the law has always been from a non-adversarial perspective. While some conflicts must be faced directly and openly, we believe that this needs to be balanced with the broader picture in mind, where the parties to the conflict can move beyond past wrongs or disagreements and get back to business.

EMPLOYMENT LAW

Meeting all the obligations that come with being an employer can be a challenging task, particularly if your business is small to medium in size.

We can work with you to identify the level of support, advice or documentation you need to ensure your business meets its legal obligations when employing a workforce. This may include:

  • Preparing documents such as employment contracts and confidentiality agreements
  • Assisting you with employee disputes
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory obligations such the National Employment Standards and Modern Awards.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You may not know it, but sometimes the most valuable asset of a business can be its creative ideas, technology, special procedures, unique expressions and branding.

We can help your business identify and protect its intellectual property and help ensure that its value is realised by offering services in the following areas:

  • Structuring & Protection Advice
  • Business and Company Names
  • Commercialisation
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Domain Names
  • Licences
  • Trade Marks
COMPETITION & CONSUMER LAW & FRANCHISING

The way that a business interacts with its customers, suppliers and competitors will heavily influence a business’s capacity to succeed. It is also a complex web of relationships that are heavily regulated, each with its own particular obligations, responsibilities and risks.

We can help steer you through each aspect of your business relationships by helping you to identify and minimise the impact of the present obstacles and prepare for the potential risks ahead.

This includes assisting you in compliance with:

  • Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Anti-competitive conduct provisions
  • Australian Consumer Law
  • Consumer Guarantees & Warranties
  • Unfair Contract Terms
  • Licensing
PROPERTY

Are you thinking of leasing, purchasing or selling property, or have some other property-related issue?

We can assist you in the following areas:

  • Commercial Leasing and Licensing
  • Business Sale & Purchase Transactions
  • Security & Loan Documents
  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
  • Conveyancing (including electronic conveyancing)
  • Transmission applications
  • Community title
  • Land division applications
NOT-FOR-PROFIT & CHARITY LAW

The introduction of the ACNC has centralised many of the reporting obligations for not-for-profit entities that are also registered charities. Over the years we have developed significant expertise across the broad issues faced by organisations operating in this sector. We understand that many are run by passionate volunteers with big hearts and unfailing dedication to the vision and mission but are often overwhelmed with the various governance, reporting and compliance obligations.   We are well equipped to come alongside and assist you and your organisation at each and every stage, no matter the size, and provide the support, documentation and guidance you need to overcome the obstacles and get through the maze of red-tape so you can go back to doing what you do best.

We have a passion for helping those that help our community and provide a range of services, including assistance in the following areas:

  • Associations
  • Companies limited by Guarantee
  • Constitutions, By-Laws and Rules
  • Corporate Governance Advice
  • Deductible Gift Recipient
  • Charities & Foundations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Income Tax Exemption

 

ESTATE & SUCCESSION PLANNING

Getting your personal and business affairs in order can be a task that is all too often neglected until an unexpected crisis occurs.

While it is important to put plans in place, we understand that it can be a difficult process and may raise sensitive questions. We can help you formulate plans that provide comfort that your business and personal affairs will be managed appropriately in the event that you are no longer able to do it yourself.

Our services in this area include:

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Buy-Sell agreements
  • Asset and Business structuring advice
  • Advice on Intergenerational Wealth transitions
PRIVACY LAW

The new Privacy principles which came into effect on 12 March 2014 have created greater obligations for businesses in respect of the collection, storage and use of personal and sensitive information.

We can provide advice and training to your organisation or business on the following issues:

  • Policies
  • Procedures and practices
  • Addressing breaches

 

PPSR

PPSR stands for “Personal Property Securities Register” and is a national register that incorporates 23 separate registers. It is regulated by the Personal Property Security Act 2009 which sets out the rules on how a person must go about creating an interest in property to make it legally enforceable.

If you operate a business, loan or have loaned money to people or other businesses, have borrowed money to purchase any goods or to assist with the operating costs of your business, have major ongoing contracts with customers or suppliers and/or supply goods to any customers under an arrangement that means you are not paid in full for the goods up front, it is important that you understand what the PPSA means for you.

Services we can provide include:

  • Creating registrations for you and your business
  • Reviewing documentation including terms of trade
  • Writing and reviewing policies and procedures
  • Advice on protecting your interest in goods and services

 

TOWN AGENT

Tri-meridian has been proudly South Australian owned and operated since its beginnings.  We regularly accept briefs from regional, interstate and international law firms and debt collection agencies to act on their behalf within the South Australian jurisdiction.

In addition to standard town agent services, our extensive local litigation experience enables us to also provide strategic, procedural or substantive dispute resolution and litigation advice that is unique to our jurisdiction. Our extensive knowledge of the South Australian Lands Titles Office enables us to deal with any State-specific property matters, and lodgements.

If you have any queries regarding our agency services or are seeking local jurisdictional advice generally, please contact us.

RE-SEALING OF THE GRANT (PROBATE)

An application to have a grant of probate recognised in another state or country may be required when assets of the deceased person are spread over multiple states of Australia or located in other Commonwealth countries.  The process of having a grant issued by a Court in one jurisdiction recognised in another state or country is called resealing the grant. 

Tri-meridian is able to assist in making application to the Supreme Court of South Australia when re-sealing the grant in SA is necessary to enable all the deceased person’s assets to be properly dealt with.

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