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 Commercial Law team are dedicated to understanding your business to minimise risks and maximise your success. Whether you are an established enterprise or a mum-and-dad shop, TLFC offer a client-centred service, focused on your needs and priorities.

We provide tailored legal advice and can help implement strategies that best fit your operational needs.

We work closely with professionals who are leaders of their industries and provide an extensive range of commercial services. As accredited business law specialists in Melbourne, we have knowledge and experience in all facets of business law.

This experience includes competition law, consumer law and the Australian Consumer Law, product liability regulation and privacy 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.

Commercial Matters

In business, nothing stays the same. TLFC Law are ready for change, are you?

Our experts stay ahead of the game as we watch domestic and global economic shifts, advancements in technology and innovations in service offerings across a diverse range of sectors. TLFC Law can help you make the most of your ideas and see you grow.

Business Law covers a broad range of commercial areas. The expertise of our commercial lawyers includes and is not limited to:

  • Developing effective business structures and providing advice on corporate governance;
  • Finance facilities and loan agreements;
  • 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;
  • IP and technology;
  • General Security Agreements;
  • Review and creation of Trading Terms;
  • advice in respect to privacy law;
  • PPSA Security Interest Registration; and
  • Enforcement of PPSA Registrations.

Privacy Law

Many business transactions rely on collecting and storing personal information and data. The Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) regulates the handling of personal information about individuals, so it is crucial for business owners to ensure their customers’ privacy is protected and respected.

The benefits of obtaining correct advice and putting systems in place that comply with the Privacy Act far outweigh the risks of not doing so. TLFC are able to advise on areas of the law covered by the Privacy Act, including Australian Privacy Principals, the handling of tax file numbers, the handling of personal information and the creation of privacy regulations.

Trading Terms

TLFC are able to provide expert advice on the terms and conditions which apply to the supply of good or services by your business. Your trading terms will be one of the main documents that will form the basis of any legal action that may arise in relation to your products and services in the future. It is essential you receive the correct advice to avoid costly mistakes.


Phillip Leaman, an accredited commercial law specialist and Michael Fetter head our Commercial Team. Contact them or one of our team members for assistance.

Our Experts

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Principal BEc, LLB, LLM

Michael Fetter

Michael Fetter has been recognised on the Best Lawyers List for 2020 – 2023 in the category of Commercial Law...
Principal LLB

Alan Goldstone OAM

Alan Goldstone practises predominantly in the commercial world and is a specialist in business sales and acquisitions,...
Principal LLB (Hons), BCom

Phillip Leaman

Phillip Leaman has been recognised on the Best Lawyers List for 4 year (2020 – 2023) in the category of Real...
Principal LLB (Hons), PgDip

Rob Oxley

Rob Oxley’s clients include large corporations and family operated businesses The success Rob has experienced...
Special Counsel 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

Megan Sanders

Megan provides pragmatic legal solutions and sound advice to business clients at all stages of the business cycle from:...
Senior Associate Accredited Property Law Specialist

Nafsika Starvaggi

Nafsika confidently advises clients, investors and developers on all aspects of property transactions throughout their...
Senior Associate LLB, BA

Angela Kordos

Angela Kordos regularly negotiates and drafts lease documents for a broad range of clientele including owners of CBD...
Senior Associate LLB, BA (Hons)

Natalie Chani

Natalie regularly advises small, medium and larger entitles in the sale and purchases of businesses, advises on and...
Lawyer LLB

Jonathan Leung

He has had experience advising small to medium size enterprises on general commercial matters and preparing various...
Lawyer LLB (Hons)

Sarah Gilcrist

In 2021, Sarah undertook further study with the College of Law, completing a Master of Laws (Applied Laws) majoring...
Graduate Lawyer LLB, BCom

Madeleine Lambert

She has a keen eye for detail and the ability to analyse and investigate information, issues and legal and commercial...

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