Our Services

Pointer Lawyers is a boutique law firm, concentrating on managed investment fund, managed investment trust and commercial advice. 

We also provide a non-legal resident director service for global corporate and fund administrator clients establishing a company in Australia.

Wholesale managed funds

  • Trust deed
  • Trustee appointment, retirement, change
  • SPV’s
  • Information memorandum, and marketing assistance
  • Robust due diligence Process for the preparation and sign off of an Information Memorandum
  • Investment management agreement
  • Authorised representative agreement
  • Development management agreement
  • Advice and assistance with negotiations for appointments of third-party trustees, custodians, investment managers, auditors, administrators, responsible managers
  • Foreign financial service provider (FFSP) compliance advice to set up or conduct a wholesale fund business in Australia
  • AML/CTF/AUSTRAC compliance requirements and programs
  • Financial services laws generally

Retail managed funds

  • AFSL applications
  • Information memorandum, and marketing assistance
  • Robust due diligence process for the preparation and sign off of an Information Memorandum
  • Constitution
  • Investment management agreement
  • Authorised representative agreement
  • Compliance Plan and advice
  • Corporations Act and ASIC advice
  • AML/CTF/AUSTRAC compliance requirements and programs

Other finance

  • Security trustee deed and advice
  • Mortgages
  • Loans

Commercial / Corporate

  • Pre-IPO and merger and acquisition due diligence
  • Business structuring
  • Board and director advice
  • Joint venture agreements
  • License agreements (exclusive and non-exclusive)
  • Construction agreements
  • Sale, merger, reorganization and consolidation of businesses
  • M&A due diligence reports
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Agency agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Employment contracts and issues
  • Company incorporation and corporate secretarial
  • Resident director and compliance for companies setting up in Australia

Property

  • Commercial leases
  • Sale and purchase
  • Development
  • Construction

We do not provide tax advice.