Practice Areas

Primary Practice Areas

We are committed to continual excellence in the practice of law.  We have achieved exceptional results by being available for and listening to our clients, responding to their needs and creating practical legal solutions.

From negotiating contracts for various projects to facilitating mergers and acquisitions, we ensure seamless transactions with precision and strategic insight.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Eaton Hall has experience in all types of mergers, takeovers and acquisitions – private and public. We can assist with all aspects of the transaction, including by conducting vendor or purchaser due diligence, negotiating sale and purchase documentation and advising on all legal and strategic matters including in relation to the following:

  • Transaction documentation, negotiation and drafting
  • Private equity, venture and seed capital
  • Shareholder and management buyouts
  • Business and asset acquisitions and disposals
  • Due diligence and approvals, including Foreign Investment Review Board approvals
  • Company takeovers
  • Mergers and reconstructions

Projects and Commercial

Eaton Hall has experience in the planning, drafting and negotiation of all forms of contracts related to projects, including:

  • joint venture agreements, farm-in agreements, sale and purchase agreements, option agreements, royalty agreements, mineral rights agreements, compensation agreements, access agreements and supply agreements
  • service agreements, deeds of release, commercial leases, hire agreements and other operational agreements

Eaton Hall are experts in corporate compliance and capital markets. From regulatory adherence to ASX listings, we provide tailored solutions for your governance and market needs.

Capital Markets

Eaton Hall has experience in listing companies on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Eaton Hall provides a complete listing solution, assisting companies with all work required to list or re-list on ASX, including liaising with experts and advising in relation to initial and ongoing regulatory compliance with the requirements set out in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and imposed by ASIC and by the ASX Listing Rules. Eaton Hall also regularly advises on secondary offerings including rights issues, placements and share purchase plans. Eaton Hall also has experience in initial coin offerings (ICOs) and pre-ICOs.

Corporate Compliance

Eaton Hall has experience in dealing with corporate governance and head-office corporate matters, such as:

  • Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules compliance, including drafting notices of meetings, board minutes, shareholder minutes, advising on continuous disclosure obligations, periodic disclosure obligations to ASX (etc)
  • Incentive schemes, including various forms of share, option and performance rights plans
  • Drafting and obtaining ASX waivers and ASIC relief
  • Company secretarial services