Business Sale and Purchase

If you are in business or thinking of buying or selling a business, you need a qualified lawyer with sound commercial law experience who understands your legal needs and the implications for your business.

At Cassab & Associates Solicitors, we pride ourselves on the skills and knowledge of our staff headed by Sheriff Cassab. We have a team of highly experienced university qualified commercial lawyers offering clients advice that is practical, honest, innovative, prompt and cost-effective.

Over the years we have assisted a diverse range of commercial clients from small to medium enterprises right through to charitable organisations and clubs. It is our aim to establish long-term relationships and our lawyers work with clients to develop a sound understanding of their businesses.

A full range of commercial legal services including:

Buying/Selling Businesses

Over a number of years, we have acted for many business proprietors when buying or selling their business. Our experience and systemised approach in business transactions ensure that all the facets of the transaction are dealt with expediently and in a cost-effective manner. We will assist in advising you on the correct structure of your business whether it be a Sole Trader, Partnership, Trust or Company. We can also assist in advising you on Loan Documentation associated with the Purchase of a Business or various government regulations which might impact upon your Purchase or sale of your Business.

Business Structures

When commencing a Business it is always important to ensure that you set up the correct business structure at the outset. Proper planning at the commencement stages may save you thousands of dollars and lots of heartache in subsequent years. We are happy to advise on the various structures for the proper set up of your business and will work closely with your accountants and other business advisers to ensure that you have set up a prompt and efficient system which will serve you best throughout the years.


At Cassab & Associates Solicitors, we have had wide-ranging experience when dealing with various Franchises and negotiating many Franchise Agreements. We are happy to assist our Clients in the Purchase and Sale of Franchised Businesses providing advice on all Franchise documentation together with the proper set up of their Business Structure. We will work closely with our Clients’ Accountants and other business advisers and again ensure that the Purchase of your Franchise is completed as smoothly and successfully as possible.

Liquor Licensing

We can assist Clients to obtain and to apply for Liquor Licenses in New South Wales. There is numerous type of Licenses required for different businesses which might involve the trade of liquor and we can advise Clients which is most appropriate to the particular situation and then assist you with the appropriate completion and lodgement of the documentation at the Liquor Licensing Board.