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Andrew Aitken

Principal

P: +61 2 8987 0000

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E: aaitken@rk.com.au

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  • Business Sales
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnership & Joint Venture Agreements
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Succession Planning
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Agribusiness and Plant Science
  • Business and Investment Structures and Restructures
  • Shareholder
  • Partnerships
  • Insolvency
  • Finance litigation
  • Public & Administrative Law
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Acquisition and Compensation
  • Personal Injury and Compensation
  • Contested Estates and Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Family Law
  • Pro Bono

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

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 mitigate the effects of regulatory authorities, including taxes.

    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