Benjamin & Khoury’s commercial expertise, backed by decades of experience, means we are able to critically deal with your business and corporate requirements and concerns.
We have a dominant presence in both national and international markets, servicing a diverse range of clients, including large multinationals, small and medium-sized businesses, private companies, public sector clients and not-for-profit organisations.
Business Restructuring & Insolvency
In times of financial trouble, we offer a range of legal services and practical solutions to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome.
We recognise that insolvency may be inevitable in certain situations, but with our expertise and guidance on business reconstruction, refinancing and turnaround strategies, we can help you bring your business back into successful operation.
We leverage our commercial experience and established contacts, to offer directors strategic advice on all aspects of insolvency law including personal liability concerns. We also regularly represent corporate administrators, liquidators and receivers, in relation to complex recoveries of assets from failed or failing businesses.
Construction & Development
With decades of experience advising businesses in this sector, we understand the complexities of the construction and infrastructure industries. We represent leading participants in all stages of the construction cycle, from contract and development to completion and maintenance.
It is our priority to gain an understanding of your objectives and commercial context of your operations. This insight allows us to offer you innovative and practical solutions to ensure the success of your construction projects.
We can advise you in the following areas, disputes relating to defective works, home building warranties, liquidated damages and claims for payment. Whether you are a developer, principal, financier, investor or state government representative – we can help you find the right legal solution.
Competition & Consumer Law
We believe in working proactively to ensure you understand your legal and compliance obligations before issues arise. If you are facing commercial disputes for unscrupulous practices or unconscionable conduct – we can help you.
We provide advice for clients in a range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, commercial property and marketing agencies. We ensure that their contracts and practices are in accordance with regulations imposed by Australian Consumer Law.
You can rely on us to reduce your commercial risk and successfully deal with the complex areas of trade practices and competition law.
Our expertise includes:
- Restrictive trade practices
- ACCC authorisation and/or notification
- Misuse of market power
- Unconscionable conduct
- Consumer protection rules
- Industry codes
- Fair trading
- ACCC investigations
- Competition law implications
We are expert negotiators that successfully provide legal advice for finance deals. We understand that obtaining financing can be difficult and the negotiated terms can vary substantially from contract to contract.
We work closely and strategically with banking and financial institutions to execute finance deals on terms that align with your priorities.
We are equipped with the expertise and established networks to help you succeed in any project finance context. Rest assured, that whether you are a bank or financial institution seeking to lend capital or a project sponsor in the public or private sector – we can help you identify financing structures and sources of finance.
Our experience covers negotiating joint ventures, concessions, development agreements as well as providing advice on tax, real estate, capital markets and bank/export credit agency financing.
Foreign Investment Review Board (F.I.R.B)
We possess in-depth knowledge of the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) process and have extensive experiences in handling FIRB applications on behalf of clients. We understand the law and factors that drive the decision making within the FIRB.
We focus on results. We are here to help and guide you through every step of your transaction. Working closely with you, we can draft your FIRB application to give you the best chance for approval.