Harriet Burton is an Associate at Harwood Andrews practicing in Business Law.  Harriet assists her clients in a range of transactional and advice matters and is committed to providing her clients with balanced commercial and technical advice. 

In 2019, Harriet will participate in the Women’s Board Leadership Program.  This, in conjunction with her work as a director of a community board gives her a unique understanding of the challenges and compliance requirements for managing companies and businesses.  

In addition, Harriet has a passion for assisting charities and not for profit organisations with their legal and regulatory compliance requirements and accessing the possible taxation concessions and exemptions available to these organisations.

Harriet joined Harwood Andrews in 2019 and was admitted to practice in 2015.

Harriet’s key areas of practice include:

  • Corporate governance including:

    • company secretarial and director’s duties advice; and

    • shareholder, unitholder and partnership advice;  

  • Preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts;

  • Not for profit and charity establishment, compliance and advice.

  • Privacy compliance and advice;

  • Business Structuring;  

  • Sale and purchase of businesses; and

  • Sale and purchase of shares and units. and corporate insolvency

Harriet’s professional commitments include:

  • Director and Chair of Grants Sub-Committee of the Barwon Heads Community Enterprises Limited;

  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria; and

  • Participant in the 2019 Women’s Board Leaders Program.

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