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 large groups of companies on entering deeds of cross guarantee and obtaining relief from financial reporting requirements.  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.  Tim was also named among the Top 50 Rising Stars for 2014 in Australasian Lawyer Magazine.

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 a partnership of dentists in the acquisition of four dental practices in the Gold Coast region.
  • 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 $85 million.
  • Advising Retire Australia on the acquisition of “Bramblewood” retire village in NSW.
  • Advising Simon George and Sons in relation to the acquisition of a business and an option to acquire land for approximately $25 million.
  • 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, MYO, Pizza Capers and Studio Pilates.
  • Advising the Cancer Council Queensland in relation to amendments to its Constitution and Corporate Governance Charter.