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Startup Lawyers Gold Coast

Have you just started a business? Looking for a lawyer to help you out? Look no further! At Crest Lawyers, we specialise in helping businesses get started on the right foot. We can assist with partnership agreements, shareholder agreements, legal regulations, negotiations, and more. We are your business startup lawyers.

Starting a business is an extremely trying yet rewarding experience, and it can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Don’t try to go it alone – our lawyers are experienced with startup businesses, let us help you ensure that your business startup is successful to help ensure it has a long and prosperous life. 

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with our startup lawyers on the Gold Coast – your business deserves it.

What we help with:

Buying a business

When you're looking to buy a business, it's important to have the right team on your side. That's where we come in. We're experienced lawyers who can help you every step of the way. We'll make sure you get the best deal possible and avoid any potential pitfalls. So if you're ready to take the plunge into business ownership, be sure to find out how we can help.

Buying a franchise

Making the decision to buy a franchise can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. That's why our team of experienced lawyers is here to help make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible.
We'll guide you through every step of the way, from researching different franchises to negotiating the best deal. So if you're ready to take the leap into business franchising, we're here to help make it happen.

Partnership agreements

When partners agree to start a business together, it's important that they have a well-crafted partnership agreement in place. This document will lay out the terms of the partnership, including each partner's roles and responsibilities, how the business will be managed, and what will happen if the partnership dissolves.
Our team of experienced lawyers can help you draft a partnership agreement that is fair and advantageous for all parties involved. We will make sure that all the important details are covered so that you can start your business with peace of mind.

Shareholder agreements

Shareholder agreements are an essential part of any business - they help to protect your interests and ensure that everyone is on the same page. Our team can help you draft shareholder agreements that cover all the bases, so you can be confident that your business is operating smoothly from day one.

Don't take chances with your business - get in touch with our team today and let us help you create shareholder agreements that work for you.

Business structuring

Starting a business can be daunting, but with our help, you can make sure that your business is structured in the most efficient and effective way possible. We can assist with all of your business structuring needs, so you can focus on running your business.

Business succession strategies

Making sure your business has a good succession plan in place is crucial for a smooth transition of power. Our lawyers can help you create a plan that will make things easy for you, your family, and your employees if something were to happen to you.

Legal regulations​

Starting a business can be hard enough without having to worry about legal regulations. Luckily, our lawyers are here to help you every step of the way. We'll help you understand all the necessary regulations and make sure your business is compliant. ​


The art of negotiation is a delicate one. It requires skill, strategy, and above all, the ability to think on your feet. Our expert negotiators have years of experience handling all sorts of deals, both big and small. And we're here to help you get the best possible outcome for your situation. ​

Corporate Lawyers for Startups

Our team of Gold Coast corporate lawyers work with you to ensure your business is legally protected, whilst you focus on doing what you do best. Our lawyers work with both public and private companies, startups, small business and large businesses and have the knowledge and experience to help you, whatever stage you are at in business.

Appreciating that every startup is different, we take the time to understand yours and explain every step of the legal process, ensuring you understand all your options, and are ready to move forward.

We’ll work together to create a legal strategy you feel comfortable with, aimed to achieve the very best possible outcome for the future of your business – whatever that may be.

If it sounds like you may need our help and advice, contact us today to book your FREE 45-minute consultation, free of any fees or obligations.


Words From Clients

“Amazing, professional, compassionate, knowledgeable. Far exceeded our expectations and achieved brilliant results. I can’t thank the team enough. Highly recommended.”

Daniel Holt

“Great communication and smoothest conveyancing experience ever. Highly recommended.”

Sinan Oz

“Best experience I ever had dealing with lawyers. Thank you! “

Stelios Kalas

“Very competent and attentive legal advice over sale of house.”

Roger and Jill Wilson

Crest Lawyers were excellent to deal with. Paul’s advice was clear and delivered in a timely manner. The follow up and execution of the documents was very professional.

Paul Younan

Great, cheerful and professional guys, well supportive and informative throughout the whole process. Highly recommended.

Mohamed Elsaid

Crest Lawyers are professional, reliable and clearly have a lot of experience in a wide range of law services. They helped me through a tough legal situation with ease and I am forever grateful for that. If you’re wondering which lawyer on the Gold Coast to go with I would suggest Crest Lawyers.

Jack Benson

Solitaire at Crest Lawyers of Broadbeach was exceptionally accommodating to all our house settlement needs. Thank you so much for all your hard work in helping us sell our home.

Candace Cronin

Great communication with Paul from start to finish. Always there when you need them. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Thanks for the great service

William Gaunt

Dealing with Paul made the complex seem easy, highly recommend.

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