Business and Commercial

For a business to really succeed and optimise its potential, it is critical to have a lawyer who understands the business and the industry. Every business or enterprise comes into contact with the law each day in different ways. Our extensive experience in various sectors and industries across the business world enables us to provide straight-forward, practical advice based on sound business and legal knowledge. We tailor our solutions according to the size, complexity and commercial needs of each client.

We work across all types of businesses; start-ups, long-standing family enterprises, fast-growing franchises and syndicates, and significant corporates. Challenges, whether legal, practical, or commercial, can come from any direction. We can navigate you through the often complex legal landscape of commercial and business law.

Commercial Property

  • Commercial Leases
  • Sales & Purchases
  • Overseas Investment 
  • Finance
  • Property Development 
  • Syndications 
  • Property Management

Structure & Relationships 

  • Insolvency 
  • Joint Enterprises 
  • Companies & Partnerships 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Finance
  • IP, Confidentiality and NDA
  • Start ups & Entrepreneurs 
  • Compliance


  • Hospitality 
  • Retail
  • Engineering
  • Franchise
  • Construction 
  • Professional Services
  • Health Services 
  • Charities/Clubs
  • Sports Law
  • Transport
  • Trades

Having engaged with Rochelle Farmer for our commercial law needs I have found her to be extremely professional, approachable and thorough. I would have no hesitation in recommending her services to any business.

Lee Emmerson

I have used the services of GQ for more than 25 years, both for personal and business legal advice, the depth of knowledge, professionalism and care has been first class every time, I highly recommend the team at GQ for all your legal needs.


I cannot speak highly enough of GQ, Rochelle Farmer and her services. Rochelle has been dedicated to achieving results for us in our business share purchase. It has been a long process and we have felt completely "safe" in her hands. Because of Rochelle, this process has been less stressful and we have felt reassured the whole way. We will be recommending GQ to anyone and everyone. Such a brilliant team - thanks so much!

Jonny & Katie Bollond

Our Business Specialists

Paul Franklin


Alice Tocher


Miaana Patene


Rochelle Farmer


Cameron Hart


Annie Prosser


Amalie Blackman


Margaret Steiner-Joyce


Sherianne Taingahue

Legal Support

Julie Boulton

Legal Support

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