Practice Areas

Commercial

In the commercial world, disputes tend to be an unfortunate reality. When such disputes arise, CCSG Legal understands that our clients need them resolved as quickly and efficiently as possible to deliver the commercial certainty that they require.

At CCSG Legal, we have an experienced team who work closely with all of our clients in a wide range of commercial sectors to develop an effective legal and commercial strategy. Our lawyers are highly skilled litigators equipped to quickly identify the relevant issues in a dispute and work hard to ensure our clients’ interests are well protected. We bring an objective and considered, perspective to all of our clients’ disputes and provide clear, practical and relevant advice to ensure that our clients understand all of the options available to them in obtaining the most cost effective and commercial solution.

CCSG Legal has a broad range of experience in servicing National and Multinational clients throughout all jurisdictions of Australia in both Minor and Superior Courts.

Insolvency

CCSG Legal provides an extensive range of services in the field of insolvency law.

CCSG Legal’s practitioners have a great depth of experience and knowledge in acting in all stages of corporate and consumer insolvency.

We provide advice, support and assistance in the following areas of insolvency law:

Insolvency Administrators and Trustees in Bankruptcy

  • Pre and Post Administration advice
  • Preparation of Deed of Company Arrangement
  • Sale of business assets, licence agreements and management documents
  • Appointment of Liquidators – Court and Voluntary
  • Recover action against directors, shadow directors and shareholders
  • Preference claims against creditors, related and unrelated parties

Companies, Directors and Shareholders

  • Receipt of Statutory Demand for Payment (459E Notice)
  • Pre and Post Administration advice
  • Directors Penalty Notices
  • Insolvent trading claims
  • Breach of directors duties

Creditors

  • Challenges to appointment of Administrator
  • Attendance at Creditors Meetings and advice on Administration
  • Liquidator preference claims

Insurance

CCSG Legal provides a specialised team of lawyers in acting for insurers on motor vehicle and property claims.

The need to manage high volume motor vehicle collision disputes, both small and large in value, is paramount in ensuring our insurer clients’ needs are met.

Our team has the experience and expertise to analyse each particular claim in a fast and effective manner to deliver the advice that our clients require. Our ability to do so has earned CCSG Legal a strong reputation amongst not only our clients, but opposition insurers as well.

Through our team of motivated lawyers, we deliver a specifically tailored Insurance Litigation service that has a sharp focus on obtaining the right results for our clients.

We pride ourselves on taking ownership of each Insurance Litigation matter, leaving no stone unturned in terms of identifying and achieving the best outcomes regardless of the size of the claim.

The keys to our success in providing Insurance Litigation services are:

  • Our ability to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of various matters early
  • Providing the definitive advice in a timely manner
  • Strategic Litigation planning
  • Online access to files 24/7
  • Access to experienced Litigation Lawyers
  • Experience and practising for clients in all Jurisdictions throughout Australia

Business Services

CCSG Legal provides a niche range of services to its corporate and consumer clients focusing on the complex circumstances that arise in business life.

The business life cycles often changes over the years and provides various challenges, which if left unresolved provide greater difficulties down the track.

We work with our client in the following scope of works:

  • Business sale agreements
  • Company and partnership dissolution
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Derivative actions
  • Fraudulent transactions
  • Preparation of Mortgage and Security documents
  • Preparation of business transactional documents

Debt Recovery

At CCSG Legal we have a proven track record in the delivery of efficient, practical and effective Debt Recovery services. We take the time to understand your business, your needs and expectations and find solutions specifically tailored to suit each of our clients.

CCSG Legal operates across all jurisdictions across Australia providing a seamless, cost effective and timely fashion.

By virtue of our reporting procedures, our clients are kept apprised of the processes and their options at every stage of the debt recovery process, enabling them to make practical and informed decisions.

CCSG Legal also has extensive experience in the analysis and drafting of various credit documents for our clients from Credit Applications, Terms and Conditions and various Security Documents.

Prevention is always better than the cure and as such, we have assisted many of our clients is avoiding debt issues before they arise, as well as limiting the bases upon which a debt might be disputed. The value of having a comprehensive and effective suite of documents cannot be overstated, potentially saving thousands of dollars in litigation expenses.

It is our commitment to delivering results for our clients that sets us apart from the market.

Taxation

CCSG Legal has the expertise and experience in taxation law to assist clients with their ongoing business needs. We understand that the taxation laws can be complicated and situation arise where there may be issues between the treatment of taxation affairs as perceived between the ATO and our clients. We specialise in assisting clients throughout the following processes:

  • Seeking an internal ATO review of any preliminary audit determinations.
  • Drafting objections to any notices of assessment or notice of amended assessment issued by the ATO.
  • Seeking review of ATO objection decisions in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
  • Seeking to appeal ATO objection decisions directly to the Federal Court of Australia or appealing Administrative Appeal Tribunal decisions through the Federal Court of Australia.

We are able to assist clients by liaising with their accountants and advisors to refine arguments made on objection and ensure that the objection is best placed to proceed to hearing in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal or Federal Court. Should the objection decision return unfavourable, we will assist with the preparation of an application to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal or Federal Court, along with preparation of the necessary documents to have the matter progress to hearing or a negotiated settlement.

We can assist our clients through these processes amongst a variety of different areas of the various taxation acts including:

  • Income Tax
  • Goods and Services Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Superannuation
  • Interest and Penalty Charges
  • Release

We strive to provide high quality legal support and assistance in the above areas. Our staff has vast experience in interacting with the ATO which we use to facilitate negotiations.

We Deliver Results

Our client-centric focus and industry experience enable us to tailor a debt recovery strategy specific to each clients needs. We offer a flexible model and maintain close working relationships with our clients with whom we proudly have longstanding relationships.

We believe we are large enough to manage any account and small enough to care about every client.

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