Adelta Legal offers a broad range of services to help you in all aspects of commercial law for individuals and your business endeavours. Whether you are a sole trader, in partnership or involved in running a company, our solicitors are able to provide expert guidance in making the most of opportunities and avoiding the pitfalls.
If you are just starting out, we will discuss with you the different business structures available to you and recommend those best suited to your particular needs. These include:
- sole trader;
- company; and
For more detailed information on business structures click here.
If you are in conflict with your business partners, associates or another business, we will help you, where possible, to negotiate a resolution of your commercial dispute with a view to reaching the best possible outcome. And if things have not worked out as you had planned, we can advise you of your options to exit your business interests. This may include the sale of the business, the dissolution of a partnership or the winding up of a company. We have lawyers experienced in dealing with a variety of commercial disputes and offer practical and sensible advice and suggestions for the resolution of such disputes.
We can also assist with the process of recovering money owed to you from the initial Letter of Demand through to preparing a Statement of Claim and enforcing a court judgement.
Tailored Commercial Legal Solutions
In addition we provide advice and can produce documentation for a variety of other commercial circumstances and agreements tailored to your needs including:
- franchise agreements;
- retirement village agreements;
- granny flat agreements;
- shareholder agreements;
- buy/sell agreements;
- sales and purchases of business; and
- debt recovery.
For more detailed information on commercial agreements click here.
We are always conscious of the importance of costs to our clients, and so will work with you to minimise expense wherever possible. We will always discuss your requirements with you before commencing work to ensure that you understand just what is involved. We offer pragmatic and professional advice at reasonable cost and make sensible suggestions to minimise costs wherever possible.
Whatever advice you need, we will work with you and, where necessary, your financial advisers, to ensure the best outcome for you. Adelta Legal is known for creating relationships with our clients some of whom have remained clients for many years We see ourselves as your trusted partner for advice over the course of your business ventures.
We have offices in the city, at Tea Tree Gully and Morphett Vale for the convenience of clients. In addition, for the elderly or infirm, visits can be made to clients at home or in hospital.
Call us on 08 8415 5000 or send an email to make an appointment.
Key people for Commercial Law
Alison was first admitted to legal practice in England before migrating to Adelaide in 1988.
After working in UK and in one of Adelaide’s larger firms, Alison commenced her very own legal practice in 1993 until she merged her practice with, and become a partner of, Adelta Legal in March 2011. She is known for providing a high level of service to clients in all commercial and estate planning and administration fields of practice.
She has acted for international businesses with interests in Australia and advised in connection with the administration of deceased estates in England.
Alison has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide for several years as one of Adelaide’s leading lawyers in the field of estate planning.
Over the last 35 years Alison has particularly specialised in:
- estate planning and wills
- deceased estate administration
- advice to small business
- commercial transactions
- property and conveyancing matters,
and is able to assist a range of clients in giving practical, friendly and cost effective advice.
Outside the law Alison is the Chair of a Board of a not-for-profit registered training organisation and until recently has been on the Board of a private retirement village. She was one of the founding members of the Succession Law Committee of the Law Society of South Australia.
She is keen to educate and inform the public on legal issues and is involved in providing many community talks and information sessions for councils and community groups on an annual basis in all areas of wills and estate planning.
Alison is known for her efficient, practical and clear advice, ability to communicate with people of all levels and is conscious of providing advice at a reasonable cost to clients.
Contact Alison Evenden
Bob has been in practice since 1978 and joined us when Lempriere Abbott McLeod merged with Adelta Legal in 2021.
Bob has a comprehensive background in all aspects of the law and specialises in civil and commercial litigation. His litigation expertise is extensive, appearing on behalf of individuals, insurers, companies and corporations.
As an advisor to both claimants and defendants Bob provides sound counsel with a view to resolving disputes expeditiously and economically and protecting professional reputations.
Bob has been involved in both small and large scale litigation from the Magistrates Court to the High Court and has played an active role in cases in most South Australian jurisdictions.
Bob is the honorary solicitor to the South Australian Branch of the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia.
He has a wide range of experience in:
- commercial litigation
- civil litigation
- dispute resolution.
Bob is a member of the Law Society of South Australia and is President of the Rostrevor Old Collegians Football Club.
Contact Bob Holland
B.Arch.St., BA. (Hons), LL.B.
Todd has degrees in Law, Arts (Honours Literature) and Architectural Studies. He commenced practice as a lawyer in 2000 in a small suburban firm specialising in criminal defence, personal injury and civil litigation. He then worked as a Judge’s Associate in the Federal Court of Australia for nearly two years, working primarily on native title, migration, civil and commercial litigation and trade practice matters.
Over the years Todd has worked in both small and medium sized firms, developing a focus on courtroom advocacy in criminal defence, personal injuries and general civil litigation.
In 2009 Todd further developed his advocacy and courtroom skills by completing the Bar Readers’ Course and subsequently practicing as a barrister at Wright Chambers for several years. During this time Todd appeared in many different jurisdictions including the Full Family Court and Court of Appeal in Western Australia.
Todd has appeared as counsel in numerous trials in the Magistrates and District Courts in criminal and civil jurisdictions, as well as appearing in the Supreme Court for both Magistrate’s Appeals and before the Court of Criminal Appeal.
In addition, Todd has appeared for many clients in a number of professional Disciplinary Tribunals. In October 2016 Todd joined Adelta Legal as a Consultant.
- appearing as counsel at a trial or pre-trial negotiations,
and will strive to get the best, and most cost-effective, result for you.
Contact Todd Grant