McBratney Law was established by leading Corporate, Commercial and IP Lawyer, Malcolm McBratney, to provide boutique front end corporate, M&A and commercial legal advice, often with a technology or IP law component. With over 25 years in legal practice in large leading Australian law firms, and the rare combination of corporate, commercial and IP skills, at McBratney Law, your work is handled by Malcolm personally and you are not passed off onto junior solicitors. Malcolm is recognised in Best Lawyers for Commercial and IP Law, Legal 500 for IP Law and Privacy and Data Protection and in Managing IP’s IP Stars for Transactional IP advice.
Malcolm McBratney advises listed and unlisted clients on capital raising, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, ASX compliance, corporate governance, directors' duties, employee share schemes and general strategic advice. Malcolm regularly acts in small and large business or company sale transactions, including pre-sale vendor due diligence and “clean up”. Malcolm has significant experience in assisting overseas corporations establishing in Australia and assisting Australian companies establish overseas in the USA, the EU and elsewhere.
Malcolm advises on commercial contract drafting and negotiations, contracts for the sale of goods and services, IT procurement contracts, SaaS agreements, Master Services Agreements, joint ventures, R&D collaborations, franchising and IP licencing. Whether it be a simple NDA through to a large procurement contract, Malcolm provides practical, concise and efficient legal advice and commercial contract assistance from beginning to end. Malcolm has extensive expertise in advising on risk allocation in contracts including the interplay of warranties, indemnities, limitations of liability and insurance cover.
Malcolm is an intellectual property specialist who helps clients identify, protect and commercialise their intellectual property. He provides advice on copyright, patents, trade marks, registered designs and other IP rights. His practice covers advice on IP protection and IP management and strategy, IP due diligence, IP commercialisation and IP infringement. Malcolm’s expertise and experience extends to franchising, IP disputes, licencing, technology transfer, due diligence, the full suite of IT&T agreements, data protection and privacy and more.
WHY MCBRATNEY LAW?
Working with McBratney Law grants you direct access to an industry-leading expert with over 25 years’ experience across corporate, commercial and intellectual property law. Malcolm McBratney is renowned for his exceptional client service, swift action, commercial sense and expert knowledge of the law.
Opportunities to work directly with one of Brisbane’s best intellectual property, corporate and commercial lawyers do not come along often. Skip the paralegals and junior lawyers and connect with Malcolm today.
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GPO Box 1487
Brisbane QLD 4001
+61 7 3102 3020
+61 401 774 404