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Scott McKenzie

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Scott McKenzie

Scott is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Law.

About

Scott has been recognised as a leading commercial lawyer in Australia. He is held in high regard for his strategic mindset and is renowned for being technically sharp. Scott’s practice covers all aspects of commercial law, with a strong emphasis on complex transactions and business co-ownership matters.

Scott has a formidable knowledge of commercial law. His experience working at some of Australia’s largest law firms has equipped him with a level of technical skill which is rarely seen in boutique law firms. As one of the leaders of Velocity Legal’s commercial law team, Scott is focused on leading by example. He provides precise advice and tenaciously protects his clients. Scott is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Law.

Experience

  • Advising on numerous co-ownership disputes and forced business exits.
  • Acting for the vendor in a confidential $40m+ business sale transaction.
  • Acting for the vendor in a confidential $15m+ share sale transaction.
  • Advising on a co-ownership arrangement and related share subscription transactions, with an enterprise value of $20m+.
  • Acting for the vendor in a confidential $15m+ business sale transaction.
  • Acting for the vendor in a confidential $10m+ share sale transaction.
  • Acting for the vendor in a confidential $10m+ business sale transaction.
  • Advising on a multi-million dollar commercial leasing arrangement with complex fit out and construction requirements.

Areas of Expertise

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Podcast: Business Breakups & disputes between business partners

Podcast

6.6.2022

9.30.2021

Podcast: Business Breakups & disputes between business partners

Scott McKenzie (Director) is interviewed by Tax Talks regarding business partner disputes and how the COVID-19 pandemic is adding fuel to the fire.

Co-Owned Businesses: Why you need a business ‘pre-nup’ …. and what to do if you don’t have one.

Insight

6.6.2022

8.18.2020

Co-Owned Businesses: Why you need a business ‘pre-nup’ …. and what to do if you don’t have one.

A co-ownership agreement, or business ‘pre-nup’, is a foundational document on which all co-owned business arrangements should be based.