Practical Law's know-how resources are created with the practising lawyer in mind. Resources include practice notes, standard documents and clauses, checklists and flowcharts, Legal Updates, current awareness emails, automated documents, What's Market, multi-jurisdictional Q&A guides and more.


Practice notes

Straightforward how-to guides and clear explanations of current law and practice,
ranging from high-level overviews to detailed analysis for specialists.

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How to incorporate a company

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Genuine redundancy

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Asset purchases


Standard documents and clauses

Up-to-date precedents that reflect current law and practice with practical expert commentary, including detailed drafting and negotiating guides, opposing positions, alternative clauses and more. They can be downloaded and saved in Word for easy editing.

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Consent to act as a company director

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Deed of release for settling a discrimination claim


Checklists and flowcharts

Mitigate risk and ensure you have everything covered with these quick reference reminders of the law, as it applies in practice.

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Change of company name: checklist

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Is the engagement as an employee or independent contractor?

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Acquisition checklist: share purchases


Current awareness emails

Stay informed on changes to legislation, common law, regulations and market practice with weekly current awareness emails from Practical Law Australia's team of legal experts.

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Stay informed on changes to legislation, common law, regulations and market practice with weekly current awareness emails from Practical Law Australia's team of legal experts.


Automated Documents powered by Contract Express*

A selection of our most popular standard documents are available as Practical Law Automated Documents powered by Contract Express. Users have the option to automate the completion of these documents using a user-friendly questionnaire, allowing them to produce a first-draft document in less time, and ensure quality and consistency so they can delegate drafting with confidence.

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A selection of our most popular standard documents are available as Practical Law Automated Documents, powered by Contract Express. Users have the option to automate the completion of these documents using a user-friendly questionnaire, allowing them to produce a first-draft document in less time, and ensure quality and consistency so they can delegate drafting with confidence.

Automation functionality is subject to a minimum subscription threshold.


What's Market* Coming soon

Search and review summaries of recent public company deals, compare features and terms, and stay on top of current trends and market practice.

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Quickly analyse and compare deals
Choose the deals you want to compare and then select the specific provisions within those deals to generate a custom report on market trends.

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Find the answers you need, faster.
Access key information on IPOs, such as details on waivers, governance, break fees, underwriting arrangements and adviser fees.


Multi-jurisdictional Q&A guides

Simple Q&A guides written by international and local experts that compare the law across jurisdictions. Guides feature cross-border analysis articles and a Q&A tool which allows you to generate custom comparison reports.

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Simple Q&A guides written by international and local experts that compare the law across jurisdictions. Guides feature cross-border analysis articles and a Q&A tool which allows you to generate custom comparison reports.

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