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Business structuring

Keeping businesses on track is all about shape and structure.

Your business structure needs to suit you, your business and your future plans, whilst protecting you from whatever life throws at you. The Redchip Commercial team devises the most effective structure for your requirements.


As a business owner you have a number of decisions to make in relation to the management of your business – who may be an additional or future owner, which risks your business takes on and which you become personally liable for, and understanding the taxation consequences of all your business decisions. Before making these decisions, it is essential to put in place mechanisms to protect your assets from as much risk and exposure as possible.

This is where the advice of Redchip’s Commercial team is invaluable to clients. We have extensive experience in providing commercially-focussed advice to a variety of businesses across a range of industries.

To understand the best outcomes for you and your business, we strive to holistically understand your circumstances, both with regard to your business and your personal situation. We work in conjunction with you, your accountant and your financial adviser to safeguard your business by structuring it to maximise tax efficiency while minimising risk. Once we understand your business and goals, we can deliver a strategic plan to achieve the outcomes that you want.

There is no one-size-fits-all approach, and Redchip’s Commercial team will find the right fit for you, and your business.

Meet The Experts

Gavin

Gavin Barnes

Director

Gavin has a no-nonsense, straight talking style coupled with a natural ability to take complex matters and distil them down into easily understood...

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Ian

Ian Tindale

Director

Ian works collaboratively with other industry professionals to provide expert advice for managing personal and business risk.

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Peter

Peter McLaughlin

Director

Peter believes the key that helps him unlock his clients’ successes is his ability to know when to be creative, and when to be conservative.

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Rob

Robert Lalor

Director

Whilst heading up our Property team, Robert also works in the Commercial space, with a particular aptitude for private treaty mergers and...

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TIM

Tim Gerbanas

Associate Director

Tim Gerbanas finds the diversity and range of work make every day in Redchip’s Commercial team different and challenging.

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Emily

Emily O’Brien

Associate Director

Emily O’Brien’s work with the Private and Commercial teams involves working with clients to develop plans for their business or personal...

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Zachary

Zachary Pagliano

Associate

Running counter to the stereotypical commercial lawyer, Zachary Pagliano ranks the collective successes of his clients above individual cases.

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