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Should Your Business Have A Retained Fee Agreement With Your Lawyer?

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Even within the relatively short life span of Linkilaw, we’ve seen a significant shift in consumer expectations with commercial legal services and in particular, how to control costs. The traditional timed billing model worked well for lawyers, able to shift commercial risk onto the shoulders of clients, who were then at risk of paying for their lawyers inefficiencies.   But …

What To Include In A Director Resignation Letter

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What To Include In A Director Resignation Letter There are a variety of reasons which lead to a director’s resignation: Unexpected illness comes up Interests change over time You may be ready to retire The company may be headed in a different direction Whatever the case, a director resignation letter is necessary when the time comes. While a letter is …

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Has Your Business Suffered From Over Lawyering?

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Linkilaw promotes cost effective, good quality lawyers.  We aim to work with lawyers who can not only answer the nuts & bolts legal issue, but apply commercial nous and insight to the guidance they provide business owners and where/what legal advice is actually ‘needed’ at any given time. Because, from our own experience and that of many commercial customers, certain lawyers …

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Essential IP Advice For Small Businesses

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Essential IP Advice For Small Businesses Back in 2014, a commentator for Forbes highlighted that more than 80% of a business’ value is derived from intangibles. That means that the vast majority of a company’s value is derived from its intellectual property (IP). IP is any form of creation/innovation, artistic or technical, that an individual and/or business produces. It covers …

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A Letter Of Advice To Small Businesses

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A Letter Of Advice To Small Businesses RE: Building A Business The Linkilaw Way. Dear Dreamer, Every day you fantasise about starting a business. Building your idea from the ground up but you’re being held up by your lack of legal and commercial knowledge. You type away on your computer, coffee in hand, trying to find out as much information …

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Small Business Legal Advice: What You Must Know

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Small Business Legal Advice: What You Must Know Disclaimer: We understand that everyone’s situation is different. That being said, this is a basic guideline for those seeking legal advice while starting a business. Deciding where to start with your legal obligations as a small business owner can be overwhelming. By breaking down the steps into more manageable tasks, you can …

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The End Is Nigh: Let’s Talk About Gardening Leave

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In today’s world, it is rare for one person to enter the workforce after school and stay with the same company until retirement. There is a natural progression through life in which people develop new skills or change interests, altering his or her career path. In this scenario and depending on your field of work, you may be subject to …

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Legal Advice And Lawyer Competence

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As Documented Within Previous Linkilaw Blogs, The Legal Profession Is On The Move. Rest assured legal traditionalists, the Law Society has not yet abandoned the wood panelled solemnity of 113 chancery lane but the profession is moving in various new directions and one is about how to ensure the continuing competency of its lawyers.  Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Only recently, …

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The First 100 Days: Legal Advice For New Businesses

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Legal Advice For New Businesses During The First 100 Days Disclaimer: We understand that everyone’s situation is different. That being said, this is a basic guideline for those seeking legal advice for new businesses during the first 100 days of operation. Starting a new business is as much exciting as it can be terrifying. The first few weeks and months …