With you for the journey.

Of course we can advise you on the major episodes in the life of a business, such as corporate structuring, merger, acquisition or a dispute, but that’s not all we do. Standing shoulder-to-shoulder, we advise you on the everyday issues that make your business tick, from bringing exciting new ideas to life, to navigating the challenges when things go wrong. Click the lifecycle below to find out more about how we help our clients at every stage of their journey.

Research & Development

R&D is an ongoing commitment for successful businesses. Our IP, commercial contracts and human resources experts advise on ways to maximise the value of intellectual assets while ensuring they are protected, now and in the future.

With you for the journey

Our partner Andrew Maher has taken ‘with you for the journey’ to another level in his long standing relationship with AMSRO (the Association of Market and Social Research Organisations).

Manufacturing

From facilities to I.T., supply chain management to workplace health and safety, running effective manufacturing sites is a complex business. We understand what it takes to manage a successful manufacturing operation and work with our clients every step of the way to help them achieve their aims.

A streamlined approach reaps rewards

Sponsorships and competition draws form an important part of this client’s promotional activities, with as many as 15 promotional campaigns running in any one year.

“Lean and keen”

Optimus Group is a Japanese-owned company that exports, transports, inspects, services, sells and finances used vehicles from Japan to markets in over 30 countries.

Advertising & Promotion

In an increasingly complex communications environment, balancing legislative compliance with achieving maximum cut-through from promotional activities is a constant challenge. Our commercial team has a wealth of experience in advising the marketing departments of major international brands on how to get this balance right.

A streamlined approach reaps rewards

Sponsorships and competition draws form an important part of this client’s promotional activities, with as many as 15 promotional campaigns running in any one year.

“Lean and keen”

Optimus Group is a Japanese-owned company that exports, transports, inspects, services, sells and finances used vehicles from Japan to markets in over 30 countries.

Distribution

Often the unsung hero of business strategy, an effective approach to distribution can make the difference between success and failure. We advise on domestic and international distribution frameworks, with a particular expertise in franchising and retail networks.

“Lean and keen”

Optimus Group is a Japanese-owned company that exports, transports, inspects, services, sells and finances used vehicles from Japan to markets in over 30 countries.

Automotive experience delivers results for Inchcape

When Inchcape Australia acquired the distribution business of Peugeot/Citroen from Sime Darby, they turned to CIE Legal and their deep automotive sector experience to achieve the best commercial result.

Retail

With a greater number of retail sales channels, comes increasing complexity. In an environment where consumer purchasing behavior has changed significantly, we deploy a range of skills in technology law, commercial contracts, HR Law and real estate, to help ensure our clients’ ‘clicks’ and ‘bricks’ retail operations are a success.

“Lean and keen”

Optimus Group is a Japanese-owned company that exports, transports, inspects, services, sells and finances used vehicles from Japan to markets in over 30 countries.

Automotive experience delivers results for Inchcape

When Inchcape Australia acquired the distribution business of Peugeot/Citroen from Sime Darby, they turned to CIE Legal and their deep automotive sector experience to achieve the best commercial result.

Customer Relations

Customer experience is an essential part of the success of any consumer business. We help clients establish frameworks that anticipate and address issues to avoid a crisis. When problems do occur with customers, we manage the situation pragmatically and constructively, knowing that we can deploy a robust approach to disputes, if they occur.

“Lean and keen”

Optimus Group is a Japanese-owned company that exports, transports, inspects, services, sells and finances used vehicles from Japan to markets in over 30 countries.

Going the extra mile to embed positive privacy behaviours

Our client, carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR) (“carsales”) is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia.

Find us

Level 11 Como Office Tower
644 Chapel Street
South Yarra VIC 3141
+61 3 9948 2470
info@cielegal.com.au
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