We want to be your legal partner, not your traditional lawyer. Consider us your team of dedicated legal counsels!

MurdockCheng Legal Practice is passionate about commercial law and most of our lawyers also hold bachelor degrees in commerce or finance. We thrive on helping our clients commercialise their intellectual property, goods and services.

MCLP has a broad range of clients, from startups to several banks. Due to the variety of clients, we are able to tailor our advice and services to suit your needs, which includes high quality legal advice, for a reasonable price.

MCLP can assist you with your commercial legal needs. MCLP is a business too and we strive to help our client’s help themselves by providing ongoing advice and guidance. Many of our corporate clients are on our Corporate Retainers and therefore have the comfort of knowing that we will be accessible at anytime and anywhere. Our legal services includes reviewing, drafting, negotiating and advising on the following:


  • Distribution Agreements
  • Channel Partner Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Manufacturing Agreements
  • Referral Agreements
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Vendor Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements


Capital Raising

  • Term Sheets
  • Share Subscription Agreements
  • Share Vesting/Option Agreements
  • Convertible Notes
  • Vendor Financing Agreements


Corporate Structure/Re-Structuring

  • Company Constitutions
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Share Transfer Deeds
  • Buy and Sale of Businesses
  • Issuance of Shares
  • Employee Share Schemes


Corporate Governance

  • APRA / ASIC / AUSTRAC/ AML advice
  • Australian Financial Service Licences
  • Credit Licences
  • Corporations Act
  • ASIC Act
  • Advisory Board Agreements

If you are looking for more than just a law firm and are interested in working with a legal partner which can be relied upon daily, feel free to contact us for a free consultation.


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    Apex Alterations & Additions Pty Ltd

  • My mind is always at ease when I call Damin for anything and his understanding of the laws in Australia are unfaultered.
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    Ramya Nidtha


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    Our Marketing Group

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    KINGFISH Recruitment

  • Thank you for making the entire process hassle free and working fast to meet my deadlines!

    The Complete Kids Party

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    Damien Linn

    Squirel Limited

  • They have always been very professional and have helped us achieve our desired outcomes.
    Mark Pickering

    Equis Industries

  • MCLP is a simple, straight forward firm that has a lot of experience in startups. They listen to to all of your needs and formulates innovative strategies. Their turnaround times are exceptional, especially considering their fixed rates.