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Tom Meagher is one of Australia’s leading presenters of legal seminars to and for various professional bodies, associations and government authorities on a wide range of business law and professional development-training.

Todd Hutchison is an international bestselling business author, certified speaking professional and internationally experienced educator.

The professional associations that the Balfour Meagher team have presented at include:

AustLawAustralasian Legal Practice Management AssociationAustralian Hotels Association (WA)Australian Institute of Business BrokersAustralian Institute of Company DirectorsAustralian Institute of Conveyancers (WA)Australian Institute of ManagementBusiness Foundations Inc.Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand • City Insolvency Discussion Group •  CPA Australia •  Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations (FDIO)Governance Institute of AustraliaInstitute of Certified Bookkeepers•  Institute of Public AccountantsInnovation Centre of WALaw Society of WA   • LegalWise CLEThe Tax InstituteNational Electrical & Communications Association (WA) • Mortgage & Finance Association of AustraliaSmall Business Development CorporationStirling Business Centre  • The Pharmacy Guild of Australia  • Western Suburbs Business Association  • WA Business AssistWA Department of Commerce •  WA Institute of SurveyorsWA Reckon PartnersWA Indian Docs Inc.

Below is a list of Seminars from 2013 through to 2019. To download the PDF version click here

Month/Year Details
June 2019 “High Performance Boards – A Behavioural Insight to Effective Team Dynamics” – Australian Institute of Company Directors
July 2019 “Engaging in Business Development” – Australasian Legal Practice Management Association
May 2019 Equity Holder and Insurance-Funded Buy/Sell Agreements– CPE Online webinar
May 2019 Succession Planning for Small Business– IPA Small Business Summit
April  2019 Rental and Leasing for Pharmacists– Pharmacy Guild of Australia webinar
March 2019 Best-practice for Accountants’ Letters of Engagement“- IPA 2019 State Congress
February 2019  4 x CPDs: “Premises Leases”, Drafting of Special Conditions and AIBB Business Sale Agreements”, “Commercialising IP in Businesses” and “Modern legalities with eCommerce for any Business” – Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB) WA CPD training session
February 2019 Partnerships for Pharmacists” – Pharmacy Guild of WA
February 2019 Best-practice for Accountants’ Letters of Engagement” – Devils Advocate Discussion Group
November 2018 Franchise Documentation plus Leases, Purchasing and Finance– national Webinar for CPDlive
November 2018 Buying a Pharmacy Business” – ‘sPEAKing Pharmacy’ podcast with John Thornett of Peak Strategies
September 2018 “Director and Board Member Duties & Liabilities” – Rosewood Care Group
August 2018 Exotic Loans and other Unusual Types of Lending Arrangements” – national Webinar for CPDlive
June 2018 Tips and Tricks for Buying and Selling an Accounting Business” – 2018 WA State
Congress for the Institute of Public Accountants
Modern Legalities of Dealing with e-Commerce” – Institute of Public Accountants
January 2018 Exotic Loans and other Unusual Types of Lending Arrangements” – Public
Practitioners Discussion Group
August 2017 Franchising – how to do it properly” for the Institute of Public Accountants
July 2017 Practical consideration and extracting value from the sale of a professional services practice – preservation of goodwill” for the City Insolvency Discussion Group
Business Advisory & Legal Services” for the Innovation Centre of WA
eCommerce and Information Technology Law” for the WA Reckon Accredited Partners State Conference
May 2017 Business Advisory & Legal Services” for the Innovation Centre of WA
April 2017 Wills & Estate Planning” for National Electrical and Communications Associations CET Joondalup
“Wills & Estate Planning” for National Electrical and Communications Associations – NECA Balcatta
Wills & Estate Planning” for National Electrical and Communications Associations – CET Jandakot
Business Advisory & Legal Services” for the Innovation Centre of WA
March 2017 Shareholders Agreement, Drafting, Tax and Disputes” seminar for LegalWise seminars
Franchising Law Updates and Practical Insights” for the Institute of Public Accountants’ 2017 WA State Conference
Employees vs. Subcontractors” for the Institute of Public Accountants’ CPE Online
Business Advisory & Legal Services” for the Innovation Centre of WA
February 2017 Business Advisory & Legal Services” for the Innovation Centre of WA
September 2016 Sale of Business Workshop” seminar for the Law Society on Due Diligence and Sale of Businesses, Banking & Finance Implications
August 2016 Succession Planning” seminar for Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations (FIDO) event
Legal Health Check” seminar for the Department of Commerce Innovation and Commercialisation Branch
 May 2016 Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations” (FDIO)
Succession Planning” for Aboriginal organisations
Employees v Contractors” seminar for the Western Australian Reckon Partner Conference
Contract Reviews & Negotiations” seminar for the Australian Hospitality Association Expo
Succession Planning for Small Business” seminar to the Institute of Public Accountants
April 2016 Building Strategic Performance” seminar for Realising Potential. Also co-presenting with Jackie O’Dowd (Realising Potential)
March 2016 Succession Planning for SMEs” seminar for Nexia and Perpetual
 “Buying and Selling a Business” webinar for the Institute of Public Accountants
February 2016 PPSA Update” seminar for Tactica Partners
Legal Health Check” seminar for the Innovation Centre Western Australia
October 2015 Franchising, When it Works it Works and What to do when it doesn’t” webinar for the Institute of Public Accountants for their Executive Certificate in SME series
Contemporary IP Licensing, Structural & Transactional Matters” for ROCG Accountants. Also co-presenting with Thomas Henn (Murfett Legal)
September 2015 Making IP a Valuable Asset in your Business” for the Governance Institute of Australia. Also co-presenting with Nick Stamatiou (FB Rice) and Tim Martino (Pitcher Partners)
Subcontractors vs. Employees” for the Institute of Public Accountants South Australia Division
PPSA & Business and Equity” seminars for the Institute of Public Accountants South Australia Division
Succession Planning and Exit Strategy Planning” to the Stirling SBC
August 2015  Accounting in Law Master Class” seminar for the Institute of Public Accountants
New Franchise Code” update for Business Development Alliance (BDA)
July 2015 Legal Health Check for Small Business” for the WA Innovator of the Year Awards
June 2015 How to Survive (and even thrive) in Tougher Economic Times” seminar to Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
Understanding Commercial Leases Workshop” seminar for LegalWise Seminars
Subcontractors vs. Employees” for the Institute of Public Accountants
 “How to Survive (and even thrive) in Tougher Economic Times” seminar in AICWA – Bunbury
Legal Health Check for Small Business” seminar for the Institute of Public Accountants (as part of the Small Business Symposium)
May 2015 Preparing & Entering Retirement” for the Institute of Public Accountants
Contract Reviews & Negotiations for Accountants” seminar for the Institute of Public Accountants
April 2015 Franchising” webinar to the Institute of Public Accountants
Practical Risk Management for Applied Education” seminar to the ICB
Subcontractors vs. Employees” for the Institute of Public Accountants
Lawyers’ Advice Certificates” seminar to Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ
February 2015 Business Foundations” joint presentation with Watermark
Leasing Property: Strategies, Tips & Tricks” to the Western Suburbs Business Association
December 2014 Lawyers Advice Certificates” seminar for the Law Society
November 2014 Employees vs Subcontractors” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
Directors Duties and Liabilities” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
Navigating the Legal Landscape in Australia” to Singapore Management University
October 2014 Leasing Strategies, Tips & Tricks – A Business Lawyer’s Guide” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
Property Investment Master Class” for the Institute of Public Accountants together with Momentum Wealth
September 2014 Preparing Updated Disclosure Documents and Franchising Agreements for the New Amended Franchising Code” seminar for LegalWise Seminars
Look before you leap – Commercial Property due diligence strategies for Investors & their Advisors” seminar to Momentum Wealth clients
Wills, Estates & Succession Planning” seminar for Institute of Public Accountants
August 2014 Legal Health Check” presentation to ActionCoach Finance Master Class
Business Structures” seminar for Institute of Public Accountants
Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA)” seminar to the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
Retirement Living & Aged Care Law Masterclass” for AdventEdge clients
July 2014 Franchising – What can go wrong for Franchisors and Franchisees” for Institute of Public Accountants Small Business Master Class
Directors’ Duties & Liabilities” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
June 2014 SMSF Finance and Bank Guarantees” seminar to Momentum Wealth Clients
Joint presentation with Momentum Wealth on “SMSF, Finance and Bank Guarantees” to BM&Y Accountants
Franchising, when it works and what to do when it doesn’t and also Practical aspects of valuing a small business” to Institute of Public Accountants
May 2014 Lawyer’s Advice Certificates for Guarantors, SMSFs Franchise Agreements, Reverse Mortgages and Retirement Village Agreements” to Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) at WA Regional Congress, Busselton
 “Employees v. Subcontractors” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
 “Directors’ Duties & Liabilities” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
The Privacy Act, the Spam Act & the ‘Cloud’ Seminar” for clients of Lifestyled with Renee Kacz
Employees v Subcontractors” seminar for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia (ICAA)
April 2014 Contract Reviews & Negotiations” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
Contract Review & Negotiations” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
Employees v Subcontractors” seminar for BSM Accountants
March 2014 Business Structuring, Asset Protection, Estate Planning and Business Succession Overview for Conveyancers” to Australian Institute of Conveyancers WA Division (Perth)
Employees v Subcontractors” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
Advanced SMSF and other Trusts’ Transactions” CPC seminar to Australian Institute of Conveyancers WA Division (Webinar)
 February 2014  “Lawyer’s Advice Certificates for Guarantors, SMSFs Franchise Agreements, Reverse Mortgages and Retirement Village Agreements” to Law Society of WA
Contract Negotiations and Reviews” to Small Business Development Corporation
November 2013 Business Sales Due Diligence and Risk Factors” seminar to Institute of Public Accountants
Franchising Business Agreement Reviews and Structuring” seminar to Walker Wayland Accountants
Contracts Reviews & Negotiations” Stirling Regional Business Centre
Personal Property Securities Act and Real Property Leasing Issues” topic to Burgess Rawson
October 2013 Contract Reviews and PPSA” seminar to National Electrical & Communications Association at Bunbury
September 2013 Contract Reviews and Negotiations” to Momentum Wealth
Presenting and Panelist at Retailer’s Conference for WA Business Assist
Risk Factors and Due Diligence in Business Sales” seminar for Legal Master Class for Institute of Public Accountants
In-house training session on “How-Modern-Insurances-Work in a Business & Personal Context” for Leed Risk Services
June 2013 Risk Factors and Due Diligence in Business Sales” seminar for LegalWise (WA Lawyers’ CPD)
May 2013 Contracts Negotiation Skills and Risk Management” seminar to National Electrical & Communications Association at Kalgoorlie
Advanced SMSF and other Trusts’ Transactions” CPC seminar to Australian Institute of Conveyancers WA Division (Perth)
Employees v Subcontractors” seminar for the Stirling Business Enterprise Centre
 “Advanced SMSF and other Trusts’ Transactions” CPC seminar to Australian Institute of Conveyancers WA Division (Perth)