Neil Pragnell



Academic Qualifications

Juris Doctor
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Business Administration

Professional Memberships

Law Society of NSW
UTS Alumni
SCU Alumni


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Nav acts for a range of high net worth individuals, providing advice on their business, investment and personal legal affairs.

Nav offers his clients practical and simple commercial solutions. Nav believes in developing long term relationships with his clients, which he strives to achieve by providing personal and efficient service and making every client feel that their matter or enquiry is Nav’s priority.

Nav has clients in a broad range of industries including professional service providers, accountants, medical practitioners, dentists, hospitality, business, IT, manufacturing and retail.

Nav has experience in drafting a wide range of commercial agreements and documents including preparing Sale contracts for businesses and converting large complicated legal agreements into clear, modern and easy to understand documents. Nav prefers using plain English to draft documents so that his clients can easily understand them.


Starting and expanding your business

  • Assisting clients to establish new dental practices including assisting on asset acquisition, leasing and compliance matters
  • Advising real estate investors on ownership and structuring issues including drafting shareholder and unitholder agreements
  • Providing advice to an online retail business on the structure and launch of a new business venture
  • Acting for an international business on equipment and stock purchase agreement, financing agreements, distribution agreements, manufacturing agreement, and supply and trading terms
  • Assisting an entrepreneur on structuring issues for a new online business and drafting website trading terms and conditions
  • Acting for a shotcreting company on the acquisition of several businesses

Running your business

  • Advising vendors and purchasers for sale and purchase of commercial, retail or residential properties including properties listed on the Heritage register(s)
  • Advising a national real estate agency in relation to property buying, development and leasing transactions
  • Acting for a mortgage brokering agency on intellectual property protection and registration of their trademark
  • Assisting small to medium sized businesses on general commercial transactions and protection of intellectual property
  • Acting for landlords and tenants on broad range of leasing matters including disclosure statements, incentive deeds, assignments of lease and obtaining landlord’s consent to changes of tenant’s shareholding
  • Providing advice on various strata management matters to private owners as well as owners corporation including issues relating to compliance with the Strata laws and drafting by-laws
  • Successfully obtaining relief from stamp duty under the inter-generational transfer of land provisions for a family run large farming operation
  • Advising high net worth individuals on inter family and commercial loans, mortgages and guarantees
  • Assisting property developers with co-ownership agreements and joint venture deeds
  • Advising professional service providers on preparing consultancy and management agreements

Business succession

  • Advising a medium sized hospitality retailer on sale of their business to a major ASX listed national company including negotiating share sale and purchase agreement, deed of release, confidentiality agreements, call and put options and shareholders’ agreements
  • Acting on behalf of various dental practices on the sale of business including negotiating sale terms
  • Acting on sale on businesses by way of sale of shares and sale of assets

Services for private clients

  • Drafting wills including complex wills with testamentary trusts, enduring powers of attorney, appointment of enduring guardians and advance care directives
  • Advising professionals and high net-worth individuals on asset protection, including establishing and varying trusts
  • Acting for executors and administrators of deceased estates on probate and letters of administration and assisting in the administration of deceased estates
  • Advising private clients on the issues related to adverse possession and preparing possessory title applications
  • Providing general counsel and advice