Business Dispute: When Should I Hire A Lawyer?

Business Dispute: When Should I Hire A Lawyer?

Tosin Company Law, Entrepreneurship, Founder's Post, Legal Advice, Legal Documents, Small Business, Startup Advice & Tips

When should you hire a lawyer? Hiring a lawyer is not an extravagant expense but a cost saving one. What you should do before hiring your lawyer: Know your needs Would you prefer to go to court or stay courteous? Trust your lawyer Do they take the time to teach you about the legal context of your business? Do they …

Tag Along Drag Along Rights Explained

Tag Along Drag Along Rights Explained

Tosin Company Law, Founder's Post, Legal Advice, Legal Documents, Small Business, Startup Advice & Tips

There are many different aspects of a Shareholders’ Agreement. This is to explain what Tag Along and Drag Along rights are. What are Tag Along and Drag Along Rights? A tag along provision also called ‘co-sale right’ is a clause that allows minor shareholders to ‘tag along’ with a larger shareholder or group of shareholders if they find a buyer …

Everything You Need To Know About Shareholders’ Agreements

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Shareholders agreements: A shareholders agreement is a legally binding contract between the shareholders of a company. A shareholders agreement determines the shareholders’ rights, responsibilities, privileges and protections. It can be used to protect investments, it creates a secure relationship among shareholders and maps out the running of a company. With a shareholders agreement there is clarity and certainty as to …

GDPR: Have You Really Complied?

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What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is Europe’s new system for the protection of personal information. The framework put in place is set to equalise the data protection across all of the European Union as well as give better protection and more rights to individuals. It was approved by the EU Parliament after four years of debate and …

The Different Business Agreements And Breaches That You Should Be Aware Of As A Business

Linkilaw Business Finance, Business Structures, Buying a Business, Company Law, Legal Documents, Shared Resources, Small Business, Startup Advice & Tips

  When entering the business world it is important that you are aware of the different business agreements that are needed in order to run your company. You don’t have to be a legal expert, however, you do need to have a basic understanding of how the law works in relation to your business. A lot of jurisdictions around the …

professional negligence claims

Protect Yourself From Professional Negligence?

Linkilaw Company Law, Employment Law

When you contact a professional advisor, you expect them to approach your business affairs with care and skill. Even professionals make mistakes – and sometimes these can adversely impact your business with disastrous results. Only last week we learnt that BP will pay $18.7 billion for its gross negligence which resulted in the 2010 Gulf Oil spill. Clients expect high …

constructive dismissal claims

Protect Your Business Against Constructive Dismissal Claims

Linkilaw Company Law, Employment Law

Constructive dismissal claims takes place when an employee is forced to leave the job as a result of their employer’s conduct. The employee must prove that the employer committed a serious breach of contract and that they felt forced to leave because of that breach and that they have not done anything to indicate that they have accepted this breach …

what happens if my business is subject to a hse investigation

An Inspector Calls: What Happens If My Business Is Subject To A HSE Investigation?

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Employment Law

My Business Is Subject To A HSE Investigation: What Happens Next? HSE inspectors have the right to enter any facility without prior notice so, if an HSE inspector comes knocking, best not to try and put him off as this is likely to send out all the wrong signals. If you’re following HSE regulations and standards, there should be nothing …

recent environmental regulations

6 Recent Environmental Regulations: A Quick Fire Guide For The Over Burdened Business Owner

Linkilaw Company Law

Business owners feel justifiably burdened by the weight of environmental compliance legislation and let’s face it, there’s always something more important to do so, we at Linkilaw like to be super helpful and this is …. our quick fire guide to the recent environmental regulations you really should be aware of. Control Of Asbestos Regulations 2012 Recent environmental regulations came into …

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

Linkilaw Company Law, Legal Advice

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 …