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Tailored, Practical, Innovative


Boutique commercial, intellectual property, technology and corporate law firm.

Unlike many law firms, we do not pretend to be ‘all things to all people’. 

We’re about sensing the needs of our clients, understanding their practical constraints and being transparent in our process. We seek to deliver a positive, human experience that fosters trust and ensures our clients feel confident in our services.

As a team, we live and breathe our values and firm culture. A culture that welcomes inclusion, equality and diversity, embraces new ideas and focuses on the person. 

This is the mdp difference.

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property


Corporate and M&A

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Directors Duties – the Fundamentals

A director, as defined by the Corporations Act 2001, includes officially appointed directors, de facto directors, and shadow directors. They must act in the company’s best interests, avoid conflicts of interest, and not misuse their position. Key duties include acting with care and diligence, in good faith, and preventing insolvent trading. Breaching these duties can lead to severe penalties, including fines, imprisonment, and disqualification. Even those with apparent authority may be subject to these duties under certain conditions.

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