Category: Views and Insights

News, views and opinions posted by The Bearded Lawyer. Posts include practical insights, tips and tricks, as well as opinions on legal practice.

Case study: What do you do when a business partner skips the country?

Case study: What do you do when a business partner skips the country?

In an earlier post, I explained business relationship documents and their role in protecting a business from the risks of disputes between co-owners. This article takes that a bit further. I’ve set out below details of a real world business dispute, and identified how this client would have benefited from having business relationship documents governing their affairs.

Can you establish your startup on your own?

Can you establish your startup on your own?

I get it. Startup life is hard. Your entire day seems like a balancing exercise as you try to accomplish as much as you can with limited resources. Who has time, let alone the money, to seek professional advice when there are a hundred other pressing issues competing for you attention.

Introducing The Bearded Lawyer

Introducing The Bearded Lawyer

What do you do when you have a passion for tech and startups, but are happily working within a more traditional legal environment? That is the question that I have been grappling with for some months now. Today’s business landscape is defined by our ability to utilise technology to accomplish more and engage with people …

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