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Business & Commercial Law

We offer a broad range of services in business and commercial law.

Whether you run a family business, a large corporation, or anything in between, it’s crucial to have a team of experienced lawyers on hand to guide you through the legal and commercial processes that govern business transactions.

At Zahr Partners, we work with businesses of all sizes, industries and stages of development to help them achieve better commercial outcomes in any legal issues that may arise during joint venture, franchise, lease and employment agreements; expanding operations; drafting documents and more.

With over a decade of experience and our client-focused approach, our lawyers are well-placed to provide you with the legal advice needed to navigate the complex world of business and commercial law.

What Our Clients Say

“Great lawyers who got me the results I was after when other lawyers couldn’t. Well done for your professionalism!” — Rendah Elzein

“Outstanding and fabulous work done. Very efficient — and best, response. Could not have asked for more.” — Tapindra Thapa

Meet The Team

Sarah Saray-Eldin – Commercial, Corporate, Property and Employment Lawyer

Sarah is a passionate and experienced commercial lawyer, who provides advice on all types of business transactions to individuals, small businesses and large corporations. With a transparent, straightforward approach, Sarah provides practical, timely solutions to commercial and contractual disputes that keep costs down – seeking litigation only as a last resort.

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How can we help?

Zahr Partners can provide advice on a wide variety of commercial transactions, including contract negotiation and drafting, lease agreements and other business matters. We pride ourselves on being a responsive, client-focused law firm that has a reputation for providing clear, practical advice that gets results.

If you need assistance with commercial law or other legal, tax, or business matters in Australia, we would love to help. Let’s have a chat.

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All Services in Business & Commercial Law

Our lawyers can help you draft business contracts, deeds and agreements that protect your interests and allow you to conduct transactions with confidence. We’re also experts at providing legal advice during a dispute and can assist you in negotiating commercial contracts to your satisfaction.
It’s important to carefully evaluate all aspects of buying or selling a business, and it pays to be diligent in your research. This is a complex process, and one small slip-up could have large legal ramifications.

Our specialist business lawyers have experience helping our clients negotiate and finalise any sale or acquisition of assets so that it works to their best advantage.
A well-designed business structure helps protect your assets and puts you in a position to succeed. But without one, your assets might be vulnerable and at risk.

We’re experienced in business law and can advise you on the most suitable legal structure for your company depending on its size and your particular circumstances.
Commercial and retail leasing laws can be challenging and frustrating. It can be difficult to know where you stand and how to enforce your rights. We help commercial landlords and tenants negotiate and draft commercial lease agreements that protect their interests and help them settle leasing disputes on the best terms possible.
Well-defined and well-written partnership or shareholder agreements underpin a business relationship and help you avoid unnecessary conflicts. As part of our commercial law services, we can help you draft an agreement that provides a framework for managing and exiting the business, as well as for dealing with any existing commercial disputes.

Franchising offers the opportunity to grow your existing business or start a new one with minimal risk or investment. However, franchising agreements can be full of pitfalls for both the franchisor and the franchisee.


Our clients benefit from our expertise, and our lawyers make sure they know exactly where they stand in any legal matter — and help them enforce their rights as necessary.

Money is often at the centre of disagreements in business relationships. Our commercial lawyers have extensive experience advising clients on loan and finance agreements, and we can help you structure your transaction to ensure that all parties are satisfied with the deal.
An effective business succession plan can protect your assets, minimise disruption and ensure that the choices made in its creation will not be successfully challenged in court.

A commercial lawyer can provide you with the right legal advice so you can future-proof your business and ensure that it’s transferred to a new owner without losing its value.
A successful restructuring of a business or group can increase its profitability and help turn around an otherwise struggling enterprise. But without careful consideration of legal matters, such a restructure can have unintended negative consequences.

We can advise you on how to restructure your business in a way that maximises its potential and minimises the possibility of making costly mistakes.
Supply and service agreements, as well as distribution agreements, are complex in nature, and can often lead to disputes or relationship breakdowns.

Our experienced commercial lawyers can draft an agreement that protects your business and preserves relationships. We can also help resolve any issues by effectively and efficiently working with the parties involved.
Registering goods and assets under the Personal Property Securities Act (PPS Act) can help protect them from administrators and receivers, as well as keep them in your control.

We can provide you with legal advice about registering your commercial property and give you practical steps to follow — ensuring you are fully aware of your rights and responsibilities.
Company secretaries face onerous reporting requirements and non-compliance can lead to severe consequences, including fees and penalties.

We can advise you on your legal obligations and help draft the documentation necessary to meet them, including director or shareholder resolutions, meeting minutes and incorporation documents.
Sarah Saray-Eldin is a specialist commercial lawyer

How can we help?

Sarah Saray-Eldin

Lawyer

How can we help?

Sarah Saray-Eldin

Lawyer

How can we help?

If you are looking for expert legal, tax or business advisory services, we would love to help. Let’s have a chat.