At Tisher Liner FC Law, we are Accredited Property Law and Business Law Specialists supported by a team of knowledgeable lawyers with decades of experience in assisting real estate agents with all of their legal needs.

Tisher Liner FC Law assist real estate agents with:

Starting up, expanding and running your Agency and employee issues

  • Structuring, including advice and setting up of companies, trusts, trading and IP holding entities;
  • Shareholder, unit holder and partnership agreements;
  • Structuring and setting up legal documentation for additional offices owned by the head company;
  • Preparing and advising on lease transactions;
  • Registration of Trade Marks and advice on Intellectual Property matters;
  • Advice on employee and director restraints;
  • Advice on employee issues, including unfair dismissal, preparing employment and executive agreements, contractor agreements;


Letting others operate under your brand

  • Franchising, including acting for franchisors (including setting up initial franchise systems) and franchisees;
  • Licensing, including licensing brands to offices;


Dealing with clients, purchasers and vendors

  • Advice on sales and marketing agreements and agents authorities;
  • Advice and debt collection for commission and marketing expense;
  • Acting in disputes with purchasers and vendors against agents such as misleading and deceptive conduct, misrepresentations.


Dealing with Consumer Affairs and the Estate Agents Act

  • Advice on Licensing, Estate Agents Act and Regulations;
  • Advice on professional standards and acting in disciplinary matters;


Dealing with Developments and Developers

  • Referral agreements;
  • Development marketing agreements;
  • Joint ventures;
  • Advice on sales and marketing agreements and agents authorities;
  • Securing your commission;
  • Advice and debt collection for commission and marketing expense;
  • Acting in disputes with purchasers and vendors against agents such as misleading and deceptive conduct, misrepresentations.

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 Accredited Property Law Specialist

Jonathan Tisher

Renowned for his expertise, Jonathan Tisher sits on numerous committees and regularly presents to various legal and...
Principal BEc, LLB

Ron Cohen

Ron’s clients include large corporations and individuals that rely on him for all aspects of their legal...
Principal Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist

Simon Abraham

Simon has established a thriving commercial litigation practice and has secured exceptional results for the firm’s...
Principal Accredited Property Law Specialist

Frank Tisher OAM

Frank specialises in drafting contractual documentation and in dealing with complex aspects of Property law including...
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 19 years experience, Felicity Simpson has acted for a wide variety of clients, including many start ups and...
Senior Associate BA, LLB

Jeremy Quah

Jeremy has extensive experience in advising small and medium size enterprises on general commercial matters including...
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 acts in a diverse array of matters including business structuring, sale and acquisition, commercial...
Associate BA, LLB

Samuel McMahon

Samuel is known for his calm and considered solutions, practical nature and problem-solving skills He has a sound and...

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