Professional Services, Management and Consultancy

Our commercial and management experience can assist professional service firms with:

  • management and business structure advice
  • risk management, insurance and governance issues
  • reviews including peer and partner reviews
  • partner / director mentoring.

We have experience in assisting clients establish or merge professional businesses. Both Jon and Brett established Cowell Clarke nearly thirty years ago and held the roles of managing partner and executive chairman. Brett and Jon have been responsible for leading the outstanding growth and success of Cowell Clarke. Together we have led the firm from a two lawyer start-up to a firm of over 100 personnel with offices in Adelaide and Sydney, acting for corporate and commercial and high net worth clients throughout Australia and internationally.

We are available to advise firms on their structure, management and succession issues. We can also facilitate strategy, partnership and company meetings and are available to independently chair such sessions for a specific meeting or on a regular basis.

Jon and Brett will be with you all the way, guiding you through the process and making it as easy as possible to find strategic solutions.

Other Services

Mediation / Arbitration / Facilitation

CC Strategic Advisory assists companies, family businesses and individuals to quickly identify issues at the core and will proactively work with the parties to find a way to resolve them.

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Board Advisory and Family Succession

CC Strategic Advisory can facilitate family boards, companies and SMEs to design a process and, if required, assist the parties to resolve disputes, issues or find workable solutions.

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Financial Restructuring and Risk Management

CC Strategic Advisory uses their corporate and legal experience to review and identify structural and operational risks.

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CC Strategic Advisory’s unique combination of commercial and legal expertise  ideally supports government departments and companies to put in place a robust probity plan and process , if required, and assist with regular reviews for compliance.

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Corporate and Commercial Transactions

CC Strategic Advisory assists both bidders/acquirers and targets/sellers in preparing for or defending commercial transactions.

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Board structuring and performance

CC Strategic Advisory can assist chairs and boards on board structuring and board performance matters.

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Shareholder matters

CC Strategic Advisory has a lot of experience in addressing shareholder matters which enables us to assist in discussions with and resolve disputes concerning shareholders.

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CC Strategic Advisory

Level 5, 63 Pirie St, Adelaide SA 5000 | 08 8228 1103

Call Jon Clarke on 0411 126 358 or email:
Call Brett Cowell on 0403 307 789 or email:

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