Shiff & Company is a fast growing, multi-faceted firm that services a wide range of commercial, entrepreneurial and creative businesses, as well as private clients and not-for-profit organisations.
We invest in building long-term relationships with our business and private clients. Many of our private clients are business owners and professionals. We invest in getting to know the way our clients conduct their businesses and their particular requirements of us. This enables us to tailor our advice and services to reflect our clients’ desired outcomes.
We pride ourselves on being commercially-minded lawyers who provide “real world” practical advice.
Legal services are provided in the following areas:
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Banking & finance
• Building & construction
• Business services
• Corporate law & governance
• Real estate transactions
• Employment law
• Entertainment & media
• Technology & telecommunications
• Estate planning, wills & estates
• Family & relationship law
• Insolvency & reconstruction
• Intellectual property
• Litigation & dispute resolution
• Not-for-profits & charities
Our team is well balanced in age, gender and experience. Our firm culture is to be creative, approachable, results-focussed and mutually supportive.
Our lawyers are highly qualified and work across more than one area of practice. This means our clients enjoy continuity of service from familiar faces with depth of experience on a wide range of matters. We enjoy working on the cutting edge, with challenging, entrepreneurial clients.
Above all, we are friendly and approachable and revel in being team players, both with our clients and with each other.
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Michael is a partner in the firm’s corporate and commercial practice. He advises local and international clients on a wide range of business transactions including purchases and sales of companies and businesses, shareholder and joint venture structures, trade matters and competition and consumer law.
Michael is experienced in the negotiation and drafting of documentation for large private companies, ASX listed entities, government funded enterprises, family-owned businesses, directors and shareholders.
His practice sees him and his team of experienced senior lawyers drafting, negotiating and advising on all types of commercial agreements including supply agreements, distribution agreements, shareholder agreements, joint venture agreements, management agreements and sale of businesses agreements.
He is well regarded as a legal advisor to entrepreneurial clients in the manufacturing and IT sectors and also represents large industry groups.Show more +
Mergers & Acquisitions in Australia
Level 3, 34 Queen Street Melbourne Victoria 3000, Melbourne