Impex Lawyers & Advisors

Business Lawyers in Melbourne

Navigating the complex landscape of modern business requires more than just legal knowledge—it demands a deep understanding of the ever-evolving marketplace and a commitment to providing innovative, client-centric solutions.

Specialise in General Counsel strategic consulting including the instruction of expert Barristers in all Australian jurisdictions from junior up to SC/QC/KC Counsel interacting with mid to top tier law firms, accounting, investment banking and technology consultancies for holistic domestic and international growth solutions.

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We Guide

We guide our Entrepreneur and SME clients through the essential ‘entry, journey and exit’ pathways of a business evolution through tailored legal expertise using where necessary: specialist business lawyers so our clients have every possible expert on the team without the overheads of engaging multiple larger law firms. 

We Advise

We advise in the key areas of an SME journey from entity formation and structuring to then commencing, negotiating and protecting relationships that allow us to manage, administer and protect the best interests of our clients where necessary, often working in tandem with  accounting, investment banking and specialist advisers.

We dedicate

We dedicate ourselves to clear up front fee pricing so there is no “Bill Shock” through hourly billing, stage by stage, fixed fees, value billing and retainer based models all determined in conjunction with clients ensuring a ‘win win’ for all. Our clients know that the fees charged are the same as what they expected.

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Accredited Lawyers Top 200
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Whatever your circumstances, we can help you mitigate the costly risks and develop the best rewards associated with running, funding, growing and exiting your business. Contact us to find out more or to arrange a 1st free consultation either in person or over the phone or video conference.


Most frequent questions and answers

A trademark is registered initially for a period of 10 years in Australia, and it continues as long as the renewal fees are paid every ten years. Registration fees must be paid within six months of advertised acceptance.

The Legal Requirements for Starting a Business are

  1. Create an LLC or Corporation
  2. Register Your Business Name
  3. Apply for a Federal Tax ID Number.
  4. Determine If You Need a State Tax ID Number.
  5. Obtain Business Permits and Licenses.
  6. Protect Your Business with Insurance.
  7. Open a Business Bank Account.
  8. Consult the Professionals.

Australian state and federal laws protect you, your customers, and your business from unfair trading practices. Together with industry Codes of Practice this law, helps your business operate competitively and fairly, and also make sure your customers are properly informed and protected.

The patent can be obtained for any product, process, or device that is useful, new, innovative, or inventive. Useful means that the process or product must have a practical application rather than being an artistic or intellectual exercise.

For an innovation patent, it can take anywhere between 2 weeks, and for a standard patent, it takes about 4 to 5 years, keeping in mind that the applicant can take steps to influence the time frame to grant for a standard patent.

Insolvency vs. Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy and insolvency are not the same. When a court decides how insolvent a debtor is and how he/she is going to deal with all their unpaid obligations is known as bankruptcy. This process usually involves selling the debtors assets to the creditors and therefore erasing their debts. Insolvency is just a state of financial distress. Insolvency can be either cash flow or a balance sheet insolvency.

Depending on the type of purpose, loan, and borrower profile, your down payments vary for business loans. 10% percent minimum down payment is required for commercial real estate loans through small business administration, while for commercial auto loans, down payment is not required.


+61 39999 7494

Level 13/200 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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