Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial

Blueprint Law offers a full range of corporate and commercial legal services across many industry sectors.

Our areas of practice

Our experienced corporate and commercial lawyers combine their technical expertise with a commercial and pragmatic approach in relation to:

  • Structuring of new businesses
  • Restructuring of existing businesses
  • Shareholder and unitholder agreements
  • Minority shareholder advice
  • Acquisitions and sales of businesses
  • Sale and purchase of shares
  • Joint ventures
  • Financing agreements
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Advice on directors’ duties
  • Drafting and reviewing all forms of commercial contracts
  • Advice on insolvency issues

Intellectual Property

Blueprint Law provides commercial and strategic advice in the securing, protection, enforcement, management and commercialisation of IP rights.

We provide IP advice and legal services across our specialist technology, media and entertainment sectors as well as a wide range of industries and brand-rich businesses, including in advertising, marketing, publishing and sport. Our IP lawyers have significant experience in:

  • Developing trade mark strategies and programs (nationally and internationally)
  • Name and trademark availability searches (nationally and internationally)
  • Filing trade mark applications (nationally and internationally)
  • Trade mark infringement claims and proceedings
  • Trade mark opposition applications and proceedings
  • Co-existence agreements
  • Trade mark monitoring services
  • Intellectual property disputes and proceedings
  • Copyright infringement claims and proceedings
  • Copyright clearances
  • Intellectual property assignments, licences and commercialisation agreements
  • Domain name registrations and transfers

    Employment

    Blueprint Law advises clients in all key areas of employment law and practice, both contractual and contentious. We aim to help our clients negotiate the complex maze of employment laws in a timely, sensitive and pragmatic manner. Our work includes:

    • Preparing and reviewing employment contracts
    • Advising on termination of employment including summary dismissals
    • Advising in relation to redundancy issues
    • Representing clients in relation to unfair dismissal claims and proceedings
    • Advising on contractor vs employee arrangements

    Litigation

    Blueprint Law has wide-ranging experience and expertise in commercial dispute resolution, both domestic and international.

    Our dispute resolution experience and service covers the full spectrum of litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. We provide pragmatic and quality advice geared to finding cost-effective solutions, including:

    • Implementing a general contracting and risk management framework

    • Providing strategic advice on contentious matters with a view to reaching a negotiated settlement

    • Assisting clients with commercial negotiations, including providing meeting room facilities

    • Accompanying clients to interviews and meetings for ongoing disputes

    • Advising on and engaging in alternative dispute resolution avenues, such as mediation and arbitration

    • Acting in litigious matters, including representing clients at trial and appealing judgements

    • Acting as agent for interstate law firms conducting matters in Sydney