+ Start-up Advisory Services
+ Setting up your business for future success
Starting your own business is a major undertaking, both from a financial and legal point of view. As a solo entrepreneur or with the backing of key investors, you may not know where to start or how to move forward. It can be a lonely place at the top and resources are always precious and in short supply.
Whether you’re an entrepreneur with a start-up opportunity or an early stage venture, you’ll need to understand the business structure that is most suitable for your offering and the documentation needed to be drafted. It’s therefore crucial to surround yourself with experienced legal advisors who understand your perspective and have the skills and expertise to help move your business to the next stage. And that’s where we come in.
H+A Legal can provide expert advisory services at this critical point in the development of your business. With experience across a wide range of industry verticals – finance, technology, retail and others – we advise start-up companies, early stage entrepreneurs, plus venture capital, angel and private equity investors.
The key is to seek our advice early on in the development of your product or service offering in order to leverage our legal input for the benefit of your business success.
+ Joining the legal dots for you
H+A Legal can provide cost-effective and efficient advice and documentation to help you get off the ground in those early days. We’ll work with you on those important issues, such as drafting employment or contractor agreements for the key people in your start-up, negotiating your shareholders’ agreement or protecting your intellectual property.
In response to the financial fears that start-up business operators might have when it comes to seeking professional advice, we provide fixed-fee packages of work so you know the cost of our advice and understand what you’ll receive for that price.
We will advise you on any and all start-up legal matters, including:
Choosing the right business structure
Based on your situation and needs, we’ll advise you on the most appropriate structure such as company, partnership, sole proprietor and more. Our services will include preparing and drafting all necessary documents and agreements.
Drafting of all commercial agreements
When it comes to setting up a business, having the right documentation in place is key. Our lawyers will draft all commercial agreements as relates to partnerships, joint ventures, confidentiality, employment, shareholders, distribution, sale of business and much more.
Drafting documentation for online businesses
Online businesses will often need a range of documents written up to support their online activities and ensure they meet legal and compliance requirements. We will help draft documentation, including website terms and conditions, website privacy and disclosure policies, disclaimers, contractor and employee agreements, confidentiality agreements and more.
Litigation and dispute resolution
While we recognise that most individuals and businesses would prefer to avoid litigation, it can often be an inevitable part of business. We assist our clients to resolve their disputes and avoid litigation where possible. Our claim expertise includes contract disputes, insurance claims, professional negligence, debt recover, regulatory investigations and more.
+ Why start-ups turn to us
Our start-up advisory services are designed to ensure that your business has access to the best advice and most experienced start-up lawyers, enabling a firm footing to build from.
As a boutique legal firm specialising in this area, we can support you with any start-up related concern, whether listed above or not. Our rates are fixed-fee and targeted at businesses that need cost-effective legal solutions at a time when every dollar counts.
To discuss your start-up legal needs with us, simply call H+A Legal on +61 2 9223 5704 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.H+A Legal can help you enhance growth and profitability of your business by providing you with advice that is consistent with your personal and business ambitions. By taking a holistic approach to your personal and business affairs we are able to provide our clients with advice that is tailored to their specific needs and concerns.