Category: Contracts & Agreements

Category: Contracts & Agreements

  • Post-employment restraints

    As an employer, how do you safeguard your business from former employees: Starting up a rival business nearby? Soliciting your clients or customers? Poaching your employees? Working for a competitor? Using your confidential information or trade secrets? By including an enforceable restraint of trade clause in employment contracts, you can prevent employees from engaging in […]

  • Essentials for a stellar start-up

    When you’re ready to start your business journey, it’s important to get the legals right from the get-go! Here are the essentials to get you started: 1. Structure Choose the right business structure… Whether it’s a company, partnership, trust or sole trader, it’s fundamental to select the most appropriate legal framework for your start-up. Your […]

  • Joint venture vs. partnership

    It can be difficult to differentiate a joint venture and a partnership. What’s more, knowing which structure best suits your business and your objectives can be confusing. Despite their similarities, each has its own unique characteristics, resulting in varying legal rights and obligations. To ensure you use the appropriate vehicle for your circumstances, it’s important […]

  • Lease vs. licence

    As a SMB, searching for the right premises for your business can be a daunting task. There are many factors to consider when choosing the best space: location, competition, visibility, accessibility, security and costs (for things like rent, outgoings and renovations). These are only but a few… When you find the perfect spot which ticks […]

  • Commercial leases: top 10 tips for lessees

    The world of commercial leasing can be overwhelming. There are many factors at play, particularly if you have never leased before. And even if you are a seasoned lessee, commercial leases can still be daunting. The lease agreement covers a multitude of issues and can hover anywhere up to 50 pages or more, depending on […]

  • Buying commercial property

    Delving into the world of commercial real estate can feel like a daunting task. Factors like financing options, market influences and property characteristics all come into play when you’re buying commercial property. But what are the fundamentals from a legal perspective? We share the top things you need to consider when buying commercial property. 1. […]

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