Statutory & Company Secretarial

The formation and operation of a company brings with it the requirement to maintain documents which comply with the Australian National Companies and Securities Legislation. Berry & Grosser offers specialised services and advice from incorporation of a company, and throughout its existence.

We give advice on the type of company that is necessary, for example, public company, private company or a company limited by guarantee (used primarily by clubs and non-profit organisations).

The following are examples of the services Berry & Grosser provides including the lodgement of all necessary documents at the Australian Securities & Investment Commission.


  • Reservation of proposed name of company.
  • Appointment of Directors and Secretaries of Company.
  • Application for and allotment of shares.
  • Registration of Business Names.
  • Acquistion of a shelf company.


  • Changes to Directors and Secretaries of the company
  • Director’s shareholding in the company. Substantial shareholders in the company.
  • Charges registered against the company. Issue of new shares.
  • Transfer of shares.
  • Redemption of redeemable preference shares.


  • Preparation of minutes of meeting of directors and minutes of meetings of shareholders.
  • Deregistration or voluntary liquidation of a company.
  • Changing of Company status from private to public company company or vice versa.
  • Acting as the registered office of the company.
  • Review of annual Company Statement from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission preparing draft solvency declaration for consideration by directors.

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