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Andrew Aitken

Principal

  • Solar & Wind Farms
  • Private Client
  • Business Sales
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnership & Joint Ventures
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Business Succession Law
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Agribusiness and Plant Science
  • Business and Investment Structures
  • Intellectual Property
  • Private Client Services
  • Contested Estates and Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration

Andrew practices principally in the areas of estate planning, succession and also commercial law.

He provides wise counsel concerning commercial affairs and complex family relationships to protect assets and avoid conflict for future generations. He regularly assists with modest or complicated arrangements, wills, trusts, business structuring and succession planning (whether business, rural or otherwise). Andrew provides advice on the sale and purchase of businesses and companies, corporate governance, risk management and a wide range of issues facing SME owners, including intellectual property, shareholder agreements and commercial contracts.

Commercial and business law requires a breadth of experience and understanding, which Andrew Aitken brings to you in protecting and transacting your commercial, business and investment interests, and matters related to corporate governance. With Andrew, his clients enjoy an emphasis on structuring of trusts, special purpose vehicles, trading entities and asset owning structures to provide asset protection and tax efficiency. Andrew was one of the pioneers in Australia acting for land owners of proposed wind and solar farms and has continued to protect and educate landowners in this specialised area of law.

    Experience

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Contested Estates and Trusts
  • Succession Planning
  • Business and Investment Structures and Restructures
  • Shareholder, Partnership and Joint Venture
  • Commercial Advice
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Business Sales, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Property and Leasing

Leadership

  • Andrew is often invited to speak at seminars, and appears regularly as a commentator in news media, including the Australian Financial Review, Money Magazine and Governance Directions
  • Contributing editor of Lexis Nexis Retirement and Estate Planning Bulletin
  • Doyles' Guide recommended as a leading Wills, Estates and Succession Planning Lawyer