Selwyn Black is one of Australia’s most experienced commercial law partners. He has significant business acumen, enabling him to work together with clients to achieve practical solutions. Selwyn listens carefully to clients to get the best understanding of their business, industry and goals. This enables him to help clients succeed. Selwyn has particular expertise in the establishment, sale and/or purchase and restructuring of companies, trusts and businesses. He has worked in the pharmaceutical, food, media, IT, engineering and transport industries.
Selwyn is also a determined advocate and strategist in any dispute including business, compliance and estate disputes. He has also provided legal advice to a range of property developers and investors and has undertaken an extensive range of projects involving hotels, shopping centres and offices. Selwyn closely understands the needs of not-for-profit organisations. He acts for 2 industry associations, and has carried out innovative restructures, managed acquisitions and other commercial complex arrangements. He also assists with fiduciary, disciplinary, compliance and outsourcing issues. Selwyn is on the board of St Vincent’s Curran Foundation, and carries out significant pro bono work for charities.