Paul Ippolito is an experienced commercial lawyer.

So he understands what the legal issues are for whatever the growth stage is for your business, be it a concept, start up, early growth, established or transitioning to retirement.

Paul works with his business clients to look at their needs holistically in a manner so that he is there when they are ready to take things to the next level, whatever that may be.

Paul Ippolito has also lectured commercial and corporate law at The College of Law in NSW for over a decade.

Further he has previously taught management at the School of Business at the University of Western Sydney.

Ippolito Lawyers is a one stop legal shop for all your small business legal needs.

Our legal work is not subcontracted out to other lawyers nor is it delegated to non-lawyers.

Commercial Law Services


Ippolito Lawyers can provide the following business law services;

  • Sale of Business
  • Buying A Business
  • Franchises
  • Partnership Agreements & Shareholder Agreements
  • Drafting Employment or Contractor Agreements
  • Reviewing Employment Contracts
  • Resolving Employment Disputes
  • Restraint of Trade Issues
  • Advice on Business Structures
  • Debt Recovery
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Blockchain Legal Advice
  • IT Contracts
  • Trade Marks
  • Intellectual Property – Copyright
  • Internet Domain Name Disputes
  • Contract Drafting, Review & Due Diligence
  • Privacy Policies
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Commercial Leases
  • Retail Leases
  • Loan Agreements
  • Modelling / Models/ Modelling Agencies/ Fashion Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Arts Law
  • Media Law
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Drone Law
  • Advice on Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and artificial intelligence. 



Ippolito Lawyers also provides arts, media & entertainment law services and advice to the arts and creative community.

We act for individuals, businesses and organisations involved in the advertising, media, acting, fashion, design, broadcasting, film, radio, talent and casting fields.

The firm also provides advice to industries such as television, live theatre, nightclubs, restaurants, website and graphic design, IT, internet, social media, music, magazine, photographic and publishing areas of the entertainment industry.

We can provide commercial legal advice in specific areas such as;

  • Online Art Gallery Issues
  • Acquisitions
  • Community Art Projects
  • Business Structures – Sole Trader, Partnership, Company & Trusts
  • Studio & Gallery Sales
  • Partnership & Shareholder Agreements
  • Employment Contracts & Disputes
  • Commercial & Retail Leases For Galleries & Art Studios
  • Confidentiality & Idea Protection
  • IP Issues Such As Copyright, Moral Rights and Trademarks
  • Unauthorised Use Of Images
  • Risk
  • Exhibitions
  • Provenance
  • Competitions
  • Reproduction Rights
  • Licences

Our product list of legal services includes:

  • Agency Agreements – Artist / Gallery and Artist/ Agent
  • Consignment Agreements For Artworks
  • One Off Exhibition Agreements
  • Loan Agreements for Exhibitions
  • Commissioning Agreements
  • Copyright Licences
  • Pre-Pitch Confidentiality Agreements
  • Competition Terms & Conditions
  • Website Terms
  • General Terms & Conditions
  • Assignment of Copyright
  • General Confidentiality Agreements
  • Subcontractor Agreements
  • Releases

Arts, Media & Entertainment Law Services

Arts, Media & Entertainment Law Services

Creative Law

We can deal with legal matters such as;

  • Engagement and Termination of Staff
  • Contract Preparation and Review
  • Actor Agreements
  • Band Agreements
  • Venue Hire Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Sponsorship Agreements
  • Performer/ Agent Agreements
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Advising and Preparing Contracts for Services & Employment Contracts
  • Shareholder and Partnership Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Leasing Of Premises
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Management Agreements
  • Photographic and Location Releases
  • Cease & Desist Notices
  • Take Down Notices
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Trademarking Issues
  • Copyright Law Issues
  • Business Name Registration
  • Advice on Business Structures & Risk
  • Sale and Purchase of Businesses
  • Domain Names
  • Insurance and Liability Issues
  • Client Personal Affairs – Wills, Powers of Attorney and Conveyancing
  • Reality TV Contestants
  • Dispute Resolution