Tisher Liner FC Law are Accredited Business Law Specialists and deliver exceptional results for businesses and individuals by creating unique and innovative business legal solutions.

At TLFC, our Business Law team are dedicated to understanding your business to minimise risks and maximise your success. We provide tailored advice and implement strategies that best fit your operational needs.

As accredited business law specialists in Melbourne, we have knowledge and experience in all facets of business law. Our commercial and practical mindset, coupled with our impeccable application of the law and precise drafting skills is what keeps our clients coming back.

The expertise of our business lawyers includes:

  • Developing effective business structures and providing advice on corporate governance;
  • Facilitating the sale and purchase of businesses and assets, which involves contract preparation and review, carrying-out due diligence and seeing the matter through to settlement;
  • Franchising, licensing and distribution;
  • Negotiation and preparation of partnership, joint venture, buy/sell agreements and bespoke commercial agreements.
  • Corporate advisory and mergers and acquisitions;
  • Employment law;
  • Acting for borrowers, lenders and financial institutions; and
  • IP and technology.

Our Experts

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Principal BEc, LLB, LLM

Michael Fetter

Highly respected in his fields, Michael Fetter is renowned for his sharp business mind and ability to cut through...
Principal LLB

Alan Goldstone OAM

Alan Goldstone practises predominantly in the commercial world and is a specialist in business sales and acquisitions,...
Principal Accredited Business Law Specialist

Phillip Leaman

Phillip Leaman knows that his clients want to get the deal done and start making money, and takes a strategic approach...
Consultant BJuris, LLB

Felicity Simpson

With over 18 years experience, Felicity Simpson has acted for a wide variety of clients, including many start ups and...
Special Counsel LLB, BCom

Allon Ledder

Allon Ledder spent most of his legal career with Herbert Smith Freehills, one of the largest corporate law firms in...
Senior Associate LLB (Hons), PgDip

Rob Oxley

Rob’s clients include large corporations and family operated businesses The success Rob has experienced over the...
Senior Associate BA LLB

Megan Sanders

Megan Sanders has been a trusted advisor to several property developers and syndicators operating across Victoria NSW...
Associate Accredited Property Law Specialist

Nafsika Palbas

Nafsika Palbas confidently advises clients, investors and developers on real estate acquisitions, dispositions,...
Lawyer LLB

Emma Spielvogel

Emma practices as a commercial and property lawyer Possessing a keen eye for detail, Emma always adopts a “take the...

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