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Our specialist expertise in legal issues surrounding healthcare research and not-for-profit organisations has seen FAL advise healthcare organisations on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters.

We have advised numerous hospitals and aged care facilities on corporate governance, structuring issues and the acquisition, use and licensing of high-value, specialist equipment. We also advise on the interface between healthcare and medical research, such as ethics committees and clinical trials, as well as funding agreements for specific projects.

By commercialising their intellectual property, healthcare providers are able to acquire additional funds for the benefit of their patients and the wider community. We have added value to a number of healthcare providers by helping them identify and capture IP.

We also advise hospitals on commercial disputes, insolvency of service providers and coronial inquests.

Our services to the healthcare sector:
  • Contracts & Agreements
  • Corporate Structuring / Transition
  • Corporate Governance
  • Grants / Fund Raising
  • Employment
  • Mediation and Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Information Technology
  • Patent & Technology Commercialisation
  • Trade Marks & Brand Strategy
  • IP Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Taxation Exemptions
Significant matters

FAL conducted a major review of executive and director employment contracts for an aged care facility, in line with obligations imposed on Directors by evolving legislation.

FAL advised an aged care facility on its transition to a new corporate structure, having regard to the Incorporated Associations Reform Act.

FAL advised the State Department of Human Services on all legal aspects of the establishment of the Nurse-on-Call telephone health assistance service.