Michael Smith is a Partner of Goodwin & Co Lawyers, having joined the firm in 2019. Prior to joining Goodwin & Co Michael worked in a commercial law practice as well as various commercial enterprises, particularly in the information and communication technology sector.

Michael has extensive experience in advising commercial and corporate clients in a relation to a range of their business needs, including:

  • Corporate governance;
  • Corporate and business structuring;
  • Advising start-ups on the best structures to protect their assets and attract investors;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Shareholder agreements;
  • Establishment and operations of trusts;
  • Competition and Consumer legislation, including the Australian Consumer Law;
  • Dispute Resolution;
  • Contract negotiations (both within Australia and with international entities);
  • Distribution arrangements (both in Australia and internationally);
  • Property development;
  • Buying and selling real estate agencies and rent rolls; and
  • Intellectual Property.

Michael takes a pragmatic and practical approach to his work, looking to provide the best commercial results for his clients. He tailors his advice to his client’s circumstances, rather than seeking to rely on preconceived ideas of what is appropriate.

Michael has given a number of presentations to industry bodies on various aspects of the law, including business structuring, the Australian Consumer Law and the application of the Privacy Act.

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