Start-Ups & SMEs

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As a start-up law firm and now an SME ourselves, we understand the various challenges you will face and we know that entrepreneurial spirit by itself is insufficient to start a successful business.

A strong legal foundation designed to address your specific business needs is critical to its success.  This includes proper corporate structure, compliance policies, legal best practices, protecting your intellectual property rights and many other things – we are committed to taking care of your legal issues so you can focus on realising your potential.

Our firm has a dedicated SME team drawn from our different practice areas formed specifically to meet the diverse needs of start-ups and SMEs. Our SME team assist every stage from formation to maturity and exits. 

We have a strong track record supporting start-ups and SMEs and would be happy to structure legal retainer packages designed specifically to meet the needs and financial circumstances of start-up clients.  We invite you to reach out to us and arrange an appointment to discuss your legal needs and how we may assist you. 

We look forward to helping the next generation of companies succeed in the global marketplace.

Our scope of work includes:

  • Company formation
  • Operating agreement between co-founders
  • IP protection (e.g. trademark registration)
  • Technology and invention assignment
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Employee compensation plans
  • Licensing
  • Commercial agreements
  • Fund raising agreements
  • Share subscription agreement
  • Venture financing to IPOs
  • M&A
  • Company secretarial service
  • Litigation