Stuart Austin

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Economics (Syd)
Bachelor of Laws (Syd)

Some inside info about Stuart:
Company Nickname: 
LG (Legal Guru)

Favourite Quote or Saying: “You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong” – Abraham Lincoln
Favourite Sport:  If it involves skill and competition I like it. But probably baseball.
Favourite Movie Genre:  DocuDrama
Favourite Music Genre: Is the 80’s a genre?

 

Stuart has over 25 years’ experience in law and business specializes in:

  • Setting up and structuring commercial and family entities to maximise asset protection and tax effectiveness;
  • Negotiating and documenting the purchase and sale of businesses;
  • Negotiating and documenting capital raisings;
  • General commercial legal advice and documentation, including Shareholders and Unitholder Agreements, Buy/Sell Agreements, Loan Agreements and Joint Venture Agreements.

Increasingly, Stuart’s clients are looking to him to not only provide legal advice but to also provide commercial advice.  With his years of business experience, Stuart is able to provide business insights, strategies and commercial implementations that other lawyers cannot.  Many clients now engage Stuart in defacto CEO and key adviser roles.

Importantly, Stuart’s business experience has taught him what clients want from their legal advisers.  As a result, he is focused on facilitating deals and providing efficient and cost-effective legal advice.

Overall, Stuart offers enormous value both as a legal and business adviser to SMEs and individuals.