Jim Burke is a part time Consultant lawyer and is a member of our Property, Business and Estate Planning teams. Jim joined Plastiras Lawyers in 2008 and has almost 20 years of experience working in mid-tier and well-known boutique firms.
Jim advises SMEs across various industries including health, fitness, mining and hospitality. This includes business sales and acquisitions, franchise set-ups and purchases, business restructures and mergers. He also prepares and advises on business agreements, such as partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements, share sale agreements, licence agreements and employment agreements.
Property is another key area of Jim’s expertise. Jim also acts for business owners and investors on the sale and acquisition of retail, commercial buildings and industrial property, as well as with landlords and business owners to prepare and negotiate commercial and retail shop leases.
Jim advises property developers on vacant land subdivisions, residential unit complex development and commercial property developments. Jim also provides advice on niche property issues such as easements, resumptions and covenants.
Jim also provides estate planning and succession advice, including trusts, asset protection strategies, wills and estate administration.