PAXTON-PENMAN et al is a firm that specialises in all aspects of property and business matters.

The Partners have strategically analysed what skill sets are required to attend to all your property and business needs, so as to provide solutions which address the complexity of clients' desires in protecting assets, accumulating wealth, and preparing for succession. The rationale for this is that property ownership is not an isolated experience, it affects all aspects of peoples lives, and it is also impacted by all aspects of peoples lives. Thus, we wanted a firm which would recognise the need for holistic advice and forward planning.

Below is a snap-shot of what we do:

Residential Property

Sale and purchase of residential property
Purchasing a unit in a retirement village
All work involved in unit title developments
All work involved in fee simple / cross lease developments
Agreements between co-owners of property
Incorporation of Loss Attributing Qualifying Companies

Relationship Property

Drafting of relationship property agreements
Settlement of division of relationship property

Commercial Property and Structures

Sale and purchase of commercial property
Sale and purchase of businesses
Drafting and negotiation of commercial leases
Drafting commercial contracts
Franchise agreements
Sale and purchase of franchises
Drafting of employment agreements
Advice on ownership structures
Set up of new businesses, including negotiation of leases, drafting of shareholder agreements, and the use of Trading Trusts
Setting up companies including constitutions
Profit share arrangements, including employee share purchase schemes
Film and advertising contracts

Trust / Asset Protection

Drafting and structuring of Family Trusts
Drafting and structuring of Trading Trusts
Re-settlement of Trust Assets
Drafting of deed of delegation
Drafting and structuring of both Family and Trading Trusts
The on-going administration of Trusts, including resettlement
Appropriate use of structures, including limited liability company, LAQC, partnerships, Trusts, Trading Trusts, and relationship property agreements

Wills and Estates

Drafting of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney
Completion of all estate matters
Advice on challenging a Will

Intellectual Property

Trade marks
Dispute resolution
Ownership structures/commercialisation