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Peter Duffy



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Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Laws
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
Accredited Specialist Property Law

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Peter Duffy is the Partner in charge of our Commercial Department and leads a Commercial work group in the Firm. He has been practising in this area for more than 20 years since his appointment as a Partner at the Firm in 1994.

Peter has been accredited by the Queensland Law Society as a specialist in Property Law and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also an active member of the business community, being a past President of the Townsville Chamber of Commerce, a former Director of Townsville Enterprise Limited and former board member of the Queensland Museum.

Under Peter’s guidance, core attributes of the Commercial Workgroup include:

a) Securing the commercial objectives sought by our clients through understanding their businesses and ventures; and

b) Anticipating potential difficulties that may arise during a transaction and identifying these at an early stage with the client so as to agree solutions toward which we work to achieve the best commercial outcome for the client.

Experience includes:

  • Complex commercial sale and purchase transactions
  • Commercial and retail shop leasing
  • Share and Unit Sale Agreements
  • Put and Call Option Agreements
  • Franchise Agreements (for both Franchisors and Franchisees)
  • Licence Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Incorporation and restructure of companies and trusts
  • Preparation of Commercial and Residential Mortgages
  • Duty advice
  • GST advice

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