Investor Relations

Capital investment can be a great way to fund your venture.  However, taking on investors brings new risks and additional administration requirements. Starting Block Lawyers can provide advice and support services for managing the relationship between the company’s board, and its investors. Some key examples include: Preparing reports against performance requirements for investors; Managing the share register; Public [read more…]

Intellectual property law

Starting Block Lawyers offers services relating to the following types of intellectual property: Copyright; Trade marks; Patents Registered designs We can also assist with related issues such as confidential information, proprietary know how, trade secrets, and domains.

Commercial law

Commercial law is very broad and relates to any legal issue facing a business or enterprise. Starting Block Lawyers’ primary focus is on helping its client’s build better businesses so we provide a range of commercial legal services; some examples being: reviewing and drafting agreements, for business to business (B2B), business to government (B2G), or [read more…]

Corporate Finance

Proprietary companies own and operate the vast majority of businesses in Australia, whether in their own right or as trustee for a trust. Starting Block Lawyers advises clients in relation to companies and business structures, including: incorporating companies, and setting up business structures; investment and divestment; shareholder management, including shareholders agreements; corporate advisory and compliance; [read more…]

Marketing in regulated industries

Australia has a number of statutory limitations on marketing of products and services, including: Therapeutic goods – regulated by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA); Financial services – regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC); Professional services – regulated by relevant professional bodies; We specialise in providing advice to businesses about advertising and other [read more…]