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Commercial Law

The Firm

At BlackBay Lawyers, we understand that your business is your passion, and our mission is to be your trusted partner in all your commercial law needs. Our dedicated team of experienced lawyers focuses on providing personalized and effective legal solutions tailored to your unique business requirements. Our expertise spans across business structuring, agreements, intellectual property protection, employment law, and regulatory compliance. We pride ourselves on our ability to stay ahead of the ever-changing legal landscape, ensuring your business remains compliant and competitive.

With a client-centric approach, BlackBay Lawyers is committed to understanding your goals and empowering your business to thrive. Partner with us for unparalleled legal guidance and support, safeguarding your business and fostering growth in today's dynamic market.


"I am incredibly impressed with BlackBay Lawyers' expertise. They provided invaluable support to my business, addressing each challenge with a unique and tailored approach. Their commitment to understanding our industry and leveraging their extensive knowledge has made all the difference.

Client Quote, Chambers APAC

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Meet The Team 

Our commercial lawyer team combines decades of experience in the legal industry with countless successful outcomes. Together with our leadership, we have built one of the most renowned teams of commercial lawyers in Australia. 

Victoria-Jane Otavski


Victoria-Jane Otavski - Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Victoria-Jane is a leading litigator and renowned Australian commercial lawyer with a substantial commercial litigation practice. She is the first point of contact for many of Australia's well known, high profile corporations on all commercial litigation cases.


Victoria-Jane has in excess of 15 years experience in commercial litigation and understands the complexities of commercial litigation and the need to balance client interests in achieving vindication and managing reputational concerns.

If you are in need of a Commercial Lawyer, contact our team below. 

Greg Leather



Greg is a seasoned litigator with a substantial practice in commercial litigation, making him a trusted advisor for many of Australia's well-known corporations.


With a career spanning over 20 years, Greg's nuanced understanding of commercial law, paired with his expertise in telecommunications, securities & financing, and mergers & acquisitions, positions him uniquely to offer both strategic and holistic legal services to clients.

If you are in need of a Commercial Lawyer, contact our team below.

Justin Carroll



Justin is a commercial disputes partner and has practised in the Middle East, the UK and Australia.  Justin’s practice focuses mainly on public and professional liability, insurance coverage issues, defamation, property damage and engineering claims.  

Justin has acted for clients in state and federal court proceedings in Australia as well as in arbitral proceedings under the ICC, LCIA and DIAC rules.   


Justin’s clients include insurers and insureds, litigation funders, company directors, professionals and small and medium businesses. 


Special Counsel

Gosia Klus

Isabella Orlic - Commercial Litigation Lawyer


Isabella Orlic



Julie Mehrdawi

Yianni van Gelder - Commercial Litigation Lawyer


Yianni van Gelder

Our Approach

At BlackBay Lawyers, our purpose is to empower our clients to overcome their legal challenges with confidence that not only achieve positive results but also foster growth, innovation, and success


We do this by providing exceptional legal solutions that combine the expertise of the best legal talent with cutting-edge technology. Our team is comprised of specialists in Commercial, Regulatory, Employment, and Defamation Litigation.


We are dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in a holistic manner.

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Practice Area - Commercial Law

Partner with

BlackBay Lawyers helps businesses across a wide array of industries and sizes realise goals through the provision of practical legal advice. We ensure that we understand what you want to achieve in whatever business you're running, investing in or establishing from scratch. 



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Commercial Law FAQ

What is commercial law and why is it important for my business?

​Commercial law, also known as business law, is a broad legal area that governs all aspects of conducting business, including the creation of new companies, business planning, transaction handling, mergers and acquisitions, and contracts. It includes a broad range of legal disciplines such as contract law, corporate law, intellectual property law, and employment law, among others.

A commercial lawyer is integral to the smooth operation of a business. They provide guidance on a variety of legal matters, from the inception of a business, through its growth and development, and even its sale or dissolution. Their role includes drafting contracts, negotiating deals, and providing advice on regulatory issues and potential legal risks.

Importantly, a commercial lawyer helps businesses navigate the legal landscape, ensuring they operate within the law while achieving their strategic objectives. They protect businesses from potential legal pitfalls that could lead to costly litigation or damage to a company's reputation.

At BlackBay, our commercial lawyers understand the complexities of business operations and the legal issues that can arise. We're committed to providing practical, tailored advice that aligns with your business goals, helping you to make informed decisions that can drive the success of your business.

Our expertise. 
Your call. 

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