Eastern Commercial Lawyers




Tony Johnston

Tony worked for a number of years in large city law firms before becoming a founding partner of Eastern Commercial Lawyers in early 2007. He has extensive experience in the registered clubs industry, and has managed a range of projects for registered clubs over the past 10 years.

Tony acts for a range of large and small registered clubs, wineries, gaming machine manufacturers, hotels and resorts and liquor manufacturers and retailers throughout Australia.

Tony’s practice is built on a reputation of providing prompt, clear, concise and practical legal solutions to his clients in a broad base of commercial areas including:

  • Advice concerning income diversification for registered clubs

  • Amalgamations of registered clubs

  • Commercial drafting including service and catering agreements

  • Corporate governance advice

  • Construction contracts

  • Liquor and gaming licence applications (new licences, removals, transfers, increases in gaming machines)

  • Large complex property transactions and developments

  • Statutory interpretation