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Specialist commercial lawyers for Australian construction and technology businesses.

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Gerard McMahon

Director and Co-Founder, SHAPE Australia

Turtons is an integral part of our business success. We wouldn’t think of going anywhere else.

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We act for contractors, developers, consultants and other stakeholders in the construction industry. Click here to learn more.


We advise entrepreneurs and established businesses in the technology sector. Click here to learn more.

Corporate & Commercial

We have expertise in various areas relevant to your business. Click here to learn more.
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Employee Share Schemes: A Guide for Privately Owned Companies

All sorts of companies are using employee share schemes to attract, retain and motivate key staff. It's not just start-ups and large corporates. 

This guide provides a detailed overview, including:

  • pros and cons of employee share schemes
  • different models used in Australia, including option plans and phantom schemes
  • case studies
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