Ryan & Durey Solicitors

Ryan & Durey Solicitors is a progressive boutique law firm working to provide practical commercial solutions for all our clients. 

We provide specialist legal services to businesses and individuals in a range of practice areas including corporate and commercial law, hospitality and liquor licensing, sports & entertainment law, property and elder law including estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation. 

In 2016, Ryan & Durey Solicitors was recognised by Doyle’s Guide in its “Recommended” category as one of the Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Law Firms in Perth.

OUR PEOPLE

PRACTICE AREAS

CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW

Ryan & Durey Solicitors provides practical commercial legal advice.  Our experienced team of legal practitioners provides a full service offering on all commercial matters, including property and transactional advice.

Our team offer clients practical legal strategies to deliver solutions to meet our clients’ individual requirements.  We understand your business needs and identify risks and opportunities to provide legal advice and solutions to achieve desired outcomes.

Our services include:

  • Shareholders Agreements, Unitholders Agreements, Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Sale and Purchase of Businesses – Contracts, Advice, Vendor Finance, Settlements
  • Hospitality, Liquor Licensing, Wine Law, Agri-Business 
  • Trusts – Creation, Deeds, Reviews, Variations, Advice
  • Transactional Documents – Share Sale Agreements, Unit Sale Agreements
  • Securities – Loan Agreements, Mortgages, Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA)
  • Employment Agreements, Contractor Arrangements
  • Business Succession, Structuring Advice
  • Sports and Entertainment Law, Sports Management
  • Self-Managed Super Funds – Creation, Deeds, Transactions, Advice

ELDER LAW

i. Estate Planning

At Ryan & Durey, we make the task of estate planning as easy as possible for our predominantly high net worth clientele.

Our team of lawyers liaise with clients’ existing advisors, such as accountants and financial advisors, in order to achieve an individually-tailored succession plan that suits each client’s distinct circumstances.

We provide advice in all aspects of Elder law.

Our services include:

  • Preparing Wills with or without testamentary trusts
  • Advising on business and personal succession planning
  • Preparing Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPAs), Enduring Powers of Guardianship (EPGs), and Advance Health Directives (AHDs)
  • Reviewing Family Trusts
  • Reviewing Superannuation Trusts and preparing non-lapsing, binding and non-binding nominations

ii. Estate Administration and Litigation

Based on our vast experience of estate administration and estate litigation, Ryan & Durey Solicitors gives our clients the advice they need to wind up estates whether contentious or otherwise. We also assist executors and administrators to administer deceased estates and provide them with advice about Family Provision claims.  We also advise beneficiaries of estates and trusts and act for applicants and defendants in contentious proceedings involving estates.

Our service include:

  • Preparing applications for Grants of Probate of Wills, Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of Wills and Letters of Administration of intestate estates
  • Advising executors and trustees as to their obligations when administering a Will
  • Assisting clients when dealing with superannuation funds
  • Advising clients about trust deeds
  • Assisting in winding up estates
  • Acting for parties in Family Provision claims (both Plaintiff and Defendant)
  • Acting for parties where there are applications under the Trustees Act or under the Administration Act
  • Acting for parties in State Administrative Tribunal applications for administration and guardianship orders
  • Acting for parties in contentious Probate proceedings
  • Acting for parties in general estate litigation including mediation and trial

PROPERTY LAW

Ryan & Durey Solicitors provides practical and commercial property legal advice.  Our experienced team of legal practitioners provide a full service offering on all commercial property and transactional matters.

Our services include:

  • Leasing – New Leases, Variations, Assignments, Extensions
  • Reviewing Leases
  • Market Rent Review Advice
  • Property Advice
  • Sale and Purchase of Commercial Property
  • Co-Ownership Agreements
  • Due Diligence
  • Caveats

HOSPITALITY & LIQUOR LICENSING

Ryan & Durey Solicitors provides practical and commercial legal advice to the hospitality industry.  Our experienced team of legal practitioners provide a full service offering on liquor licensing matters and related business issues, including property and transactional advice.

Our team offer clients practical legal strategies to deliver solutions to meet our clients’ individual requirements.  We understand your business needs and identify risks and opportunities to provide legal advice and solutions to achieve desired outcomes.

Our services include:

  • New Licence Applications
  • Licence Transfer Applications
  • Sale and Purchase of Licensed Premises
  • Leasing of Licensed Premises
  • Applications to Vary Liquor Licence Conditions
  • Liaison with Statutory Bodies
  • Liquor Legislation Compliance Advice
  • Gaming Machines Advice
  • Disciplinary matters
  • Wine Law and Agri-Business

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LAW

Ryan & Durey Solicitors provides practical and commercial legal advice to sportspersons and entertainers alike.  We provide advice to athletes and actors at all levels as well as advice to the bodies that govern them. 

Our team offer clients practical legal strategies to deliver solutions to meet their individual requirements.  We understand the needs of persons in sports and entertainment industries and identify risks and opportunities to provide legal advice and solutions to achieve desired outcomes.

Our services include:

  • Contract advice and negotiations
  • Sponsorship, merchandising and licensing
  • Intellectual property
  • Estate planning and asset protection
  • Property and development
  • Corporate governance and constitutions
  • Disciplinary matters
  • Employment and workplace relations

TAX

At Ryan & Durey Solicitors we provide comprehensive professional advice in relation to areas of taxation.

Our services include:

  • Tax advice including Commonwealth, State and international tax
  • Tax structuring
  • Tax disputes and litigation
  • Advising in relation to debt collection and insolvency action by the ATO and State Taxation Offices
  • Assisting with tax audits and investigations
  • Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Superannuation

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Ryan & Durey Solicitors engages in all forms of dispute resolution from conciliations and mediations to arbitrations and judicial-based determinations.

Litigation can be a very costly process and getting the law and strategy right is only the start. We guide clients on practicable outcomes with a strong focus on commercial outcomes.

Our Dispute Resolution team enhances its skill base with the benefit of our dedicated commercial lawyers.

Our services include:

  • Wills & Estates, guardianship & administration, and family provision claims and interpretation of Wills – see Elder Law tab
  • Liquor licensing – see Liquor Licensing tab
  • Property disputes – sales, leasing (commercial, retail and residential) and strata – see Property tab
  • Employment law, restraints of trade and employee claims including discrimination, unfair dismissal, general protections and contract claims
  • Safety and other prosecutions – ATO, WorkSafe, EnergySafety and
  • Environmental Protection Authority
  • Business, shareholder/partnership and contract disputes, and consumer law – see Corporate & Commercial tab
  • Construction projects and adjudications
  • Professional negligence

NEWS & ARTICLES

WORK WITH US

At Ryan & Durey Solicitors, we are always looking for bright new talent.

All team members at Ryan & Durey Solicitors have the same commitment: to delivery excellent quality work for all our clients as fast as possible. Our team is made up of unique individuals who enjoy what they do, are client focused and goal driven. We operate in a collaborative environment with a team focus, where you will receive mentoring, coaching and an opportunity to do some really great work.

If you would like to be part of our team, please send through your resume and covering letter to enquiries@ryandurey.com.

GET IN TOUCH



PERTH

T (08) 6166 9000
F (08) 6166 9001
Level 2
8 Colin St
West Perth WA 6005

ADELAIDE

T (08) 8180 0204
F (08) 6166 9001
Level 5, Tower 2
121 King Williams St
Adelaide SA 5000

MELBOURNE

T (03) 8679 4506
Level 23, HWT Tower
40 City Road
Southbank Vic 3000

NEWCASTLE

T (02) 8078 2243
Level 1
17 Bolton St
Newcastle NSW 2300

DARWIN

T (08) 7999 8220
Paspalis Building
Level 1, 48-50 Smith St
Darwin NT 0800

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