Commercial contracts

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Highly effective commercial documentation to formalise strategic relationships with suppliers, business partners and customers

We draft and negotiate a very wide variety of commercial contractual documentation for our clients and also work with them to resolve any disputes that may arise in relation to the commercial contracts they’ve entered into.


  • Employment agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Research and development agreements
  • Commercialisation agreements
  • Technology and telecommunications agreements
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements
  • Sale and purchase agreements


HopgoodGanim was proudly ranked as a Leading Commercial Law Firm by Doyle's Guide 2018 (Queensland).

Exceptional outcomes

Unitywater / We advised Unitywater on the full ICT lifecycle of a managed services contract with NEC. Our advice included a strategy to transition-out managed ICT services from its existing provider together with a plan for procuring such services from a new panel of potential vendors.
Western Australia Local Government / On behalf of our client, a large West Australian local government body, we negotiated the terms for an IT procurement agreement with an international vendor for an on-premises payroll software and services solution. This included service and support, implementation services, third-party software and intellectual property rights, risk management, warranties and indemnities, and transition-out services.
Outsourcing agreements / We advised Auscript Australasia Pty Ltd on a major outsourcing contract with the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney General in relation to Court recording and transcription services (ultimately, replacing the Queensland State Court Reporting Bureau).
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre / Advising the BCEC in relation to its contract with the Commonwealth Government regarding hosting of the G20 Summit.
Brisbane Lions / Advising the Brisbane Lions AFL club on their high profile and often sensitive commercial contractual issues, including negotiating venue hire agreements, sponsorship agreements and agreements in respect of services at the Lions@Springwood social club facility. 
Queensland Rugby League / We advise on merchandise and licensing, leasing, sponsorship and advertising agreements, and on the employment arrangements for the coaching staff for the Queensland State of Origin.
Supercar Racing Team / We work closely with this well-known Australian Supercar Racing team and their drivers on various commercial matters including the preparation of major sponsorship and intellectual property agreements.

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