Overview

DibbsBarker is renowned for its innovative solutions and consistently commercial approach. Our clients rely on us to find the best solutions to their legal issues and to execute them sensitively and flawlessly.

Our team is dedicated to building close and ongoing relationships with each and every client. We invest the time to get to know each client’s organisation, people and commercial objectives in order to develop an in-depth understanding of their business. As a result of this understanding, our team is able to advise clients on a higher strategic level.

An important part of developing these relationships is building an understanding of the industries and market sectors in which our clients operate. While our team acts for clients in a range of industries, we have developed specialist knowledge in relation to our core industry groups.

Our service offering spans the full range of ‘cradle to grave’ corporate requirements, from contract preparation and negotiations, to company secretarial duties, to supporting clients in liaising with market regulators such as ASIC, ASX and ACCC. We also advise on the establishment and structuring of new businesses.

We enjoy relationships with many world-leading businesses operating in Australia, including Breville, Makita, Paramount, ResMed and Yamaha, all of whom we have worked with closely for many years. Through our International Desk we also support international companies looking to establish a presence in Australia. We provide a complete business solution incorporating Australian regulations, business customs, logistics and industry networks, to set businesses up to succeed.

Contacts
Senior Associate
T +61 2 8233 9551
 
Doyles Guide leading list rankings

DibbsBarker - Recommended Firm in Corporate Law (Queensland, 2017)

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Recent News and Publications
26 Oct 2017
A central theme in Australia’s safe harbour legislation is a “better outcome for the company”. Achieving a “better outcome” is the ultimate aim of the course of action to be taken by directors to enliven the protection afforded by the safe harbour regime. Conversely, directors will be outside safe harbour once that course of action ceases to be reasonably likely to achieve that “better outcome”.
23 Oct 2017
An initial public offering (IPO) can be an attractive way for some companies to facilitate the continued growth of their business. But it’s a significant undertaking that won’t be appropriate in every case, and a listing on the ASX brings about a new regulatory environment to comply with, including continuous disclosure obligations. A decision to conduct an IPO and list on the ASX should be carefully considered.
03 Oct 2017
In our Safe Harbour Wheelhouse publication series we will consider how the new laws are likely to play out and impact key stakeholders once companies begin relying on the new provisions in months and years to come. In this first update, we look at some of the issues that directors and unsecured creditors will need to consider given the Corporations Act’s silence about whether or not a restructure plan should be disclosed to creditors.