Monday to Friday:- 8:45am – 5:15pm (Melbourne Office)


PCL Lawyers can assist retailers in dealing with legal issues that occur on a constant basis. Our expert retail lawyers appreciate the rigours of day-to-day business and the challenges it creates. Retail cuts across many different areas of the law, and our team has the experience to provide concise and timely advice across the full range of legal issues affecting a retail business.

A retail lawyer can assist with everything from advising on contract documentation to a full range of leasing matters and complex litigation and dispute resolution.

Providing Valuable Assistance in the Following Areas

The team at PCL Lawyers has considerable experience as retail lawyers, and we offer the following services:

Business Set Up – Retail

  • Structuring the business – company, trust, sole trader, partnership
  • Shareholder Agreements

Business Contracts (including drafting, review and breach) of all types

Employment matters (including employment contracts, unfair dismissal, employee disputes, dismissal, restraint of trade and protection of confidential information)

Equipment Leasing

Fit-Out Contracts


  • Buying a Franchise – Agreement Advice
  • Selling a franchise
  • Franchise Disputes – Mediation and Litigation
  • ACCC matters

Litigation and Disputes

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution

Purchase of a Retail Business

Sale of a Retail Business

Trade Marks and Brand Protection

Retail Leasing

  • New Leases – Landlord
  • Lease Advice – Tenant

Tax Matters

  • Tax compliance
  • Stamp duty
  • GST
  • Penalty Notices
  • Investigations
  • ATO Disputes and Litigation

Terms of Trade

Workplace health and safety compliance

Do you require the services of an experienced retail lawyer? Give PCL Lawyers a call today on 1300 907 335 to discuss your legal situation. Alternatively, please complete the enquiry form on this page and we will promptly respond.

Providing clients with the best possible service and advice.

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