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Driven by his broad commercial experience, Tim sees himself as a facilitator and adviser on commercial transactions.

Tim advises on numerous transactions across corporates (both private and publicly listed), universities, management teams, start-up entrepreneurs and private equity and venture capital funds.

Transactions include unregulated mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, structuring and negotiation, and commercial matters spanning the full investment cycle.

How Tim can help
  • Negotiating and running commercial transactions.
  • Advising on complex corporate and commercial legal issues.
  • Private equity and venture capital funding advice.
  • Structuring and restructuring business ventures, including complex joint ventures.
  • Advising on intellectual property protection and commercialisation.

Multinational Share Sale Retailquip
Advised seller on the sale of shares in family-owned business, Retailquip, to international buyer, Finnish logistics company K.Hartwall.

$51 Million Share Sale CupidMedia
Advised vendor in sale of a digital media and internet information services company comprising a portfolio of 33 niche dating sites, to competitor Dating Group, the world’s largest global dating company.

Business Acquisition Super Butcher
Advised purchasers in acquisition of Super Butcher from MDH Pty Ltd. Super Butcher is a warehouse retail butcher, with multiple stores across Queensland.

Sale of Shares Revelian
Advised vendor in sale of a market leader in psychometric assessment development and game-based assessments for recruitment to Los Angeles-based Criteria Corp, a SaaS-based employment analytics platform, backed by Sumeru Equity Partners


Every settlement of a commercial transaction is a highlight for me. I am at my best when I understand a client’s business and am working with them to achieve the goals they’re pursuing.

— Tim Gerbanas

Driving business

At Redchip, people often tell us that we don’t seem like lawyers. We make a point to have real conversations with our clients in everyday language. Because at our core, we know that success is built on relationships.