Tim Scanlan - Senior Associate

Tim Scanlan Tim specialises in private enterprise and advises on the establishment, sale and purchase, dissolution and restructuring of companies, trusts and other entities.

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Tim acts for private companies, emerging businesses and high wealth individuals in a variety of commercial matters including private mergers and acquisitions, and in the establishment, dissolution and restructures of companies, trusts and other entities. He also provides structuring advice to clients including preparing shareholders agreements, partnership agreements and joint venture agreements.

Tim often assists his clients in the review and negotiation of commercial contracts needed in the day to day operations of their business. He has also advised a variety of clubs and other not-for-profit entities in structuring and corporate governance issues.  His experience also includes preparing documentation for franchising arrangements.

Tim has a particular interest in the health care industry and assists his health care industry clients in mergers and acquisitions as well as regulatory issues relating to his clients’ health care businesses.

Tim holds qualifications in Laws and Business from Queensland University of Technology.  

Areas of Practice

  • Advising South Coast Radiology in relation to a merger with Lake Imaging to create Australia's 4th largest diagnostic radiology provider, and the country's largest clinician-owned medical imaging network.
  • Advising the shareholders of National Recycling Group Pty Limited in relation to the sale of all the shares in NRG to Bingo Acquisitions Pty Ltd and the sale of two freehold properties for approximately $51m.
  • Advising the Aus-Care Group on the sale of six medical centres including general practitioner clinics and a multi-disciplinary physiotherapy clinic with specialist sports doctors to Fullerton Health Australia.
  • Advising cloud technology software information exchange platform Cloud9 and healthware information business IdeaObject in a sale to Telstra Health. 
  • Advising Coastal Dental Care on the investment by practitioners in its Robina, Banora Point and Tugun practices.
  • Advising the owners of Search Factory Pty Ltd in relation to the sale of their business to Dentsu Aegis Network Limited.
  • Advising innovative start-up Five Good Friends in relation to the investment by Government backed - Queensland Development Fund.
  • Advising the Wanless Group on the acquisition and sale of various waste transportation and logistics businesses throughout Australia, including the sale of the group’s commercial and industrial waste operations in Queensland to ToxFree for $85m.
  • Advising Retire Australia on the acquisition of “Bramblewood” retire village in NSW.
  • Advising various clients in relation to sale and acquisition of pubs including advising Open Arms Hospitality in relation to the acquisition of the Plough Inn, Brisbane, advising Paul Irvin Hotels in relation to the acquisition of the Homestead Tavern, Boondall and advising Crown Hotel Group Pty Ltd in relation to the sale of the Royal Hotel Gatton to ALH and Charter Hall.
  • Advising various clients in relation to sale and acquisition of financial planning businesses including advising Varria Pty Ltd in relation to the acquisition of Pacific Wealth Management, advising Fitzpatricks Dealer Group on the acquisition of Piccadilly Financial Services, Planwealth Financial and StrategyOne Advice Network and Vantage Financial on the sale of their financial planning business to Ausure Financial Planning.
  • Advising City Fertility Centre in relation to updating their patient consent forms.
  • Advising Michael Hill Jeweller, OneHarvest and CV Services on entering deeds of cross guarantee and obtaining relief from financial reporting requirements.
  • Advising the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in relation to its contract with the Commonwealth Government regarding the hosting of the G20 Summit.
  • Advising vendors and purchasers of franchise stores across a large range of franchise systems including Subway, The Coffee Club, Pizza Capers and Studio Pilates.
  • Advising the Cancer Council Queensland in relation to amendments to its Constitution and Corporate Governance Charter.
  • Advising the QRL on the restructure and corporate governance documentation for the Ipswich, Gold Coast and Brisbane local leagues.