Are Restraint of Trade Clauses Enforceable?
One of the most important types of clauses found in most employment agreements utilised by Australian businesses are restraint of trade clauses.
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Starting a new business can be an exciting and even daunting prospect. When first starting a business, you may not have considered the legal implications that could arise in the future that may put your business at risk. Before launching your business, we can educate you on how to run your business in a way that will avoid any legal issues down the track.
It is important to have knowledge on your rights, responsibilities and obligations before starting a business. You must understand your role as the founder of the business and how this may change if your business grows substantially. We will ensure you are well informed on what is required of you and what to expect before your business even launches.
Many people are in a hurry to launch their new business, but it is important you seek legal assistance before-hand. A lawyer can assist you with all of your necessary documents by ensuring they are accurately and effectively completed. By engaging the help of a lawyer during this step, you can fast track the launch of your business and feel confident moving forward with the launch.
Before starting your business, it is important to consider how you will set up and structure it. There are numerous ways in which a business can be structured. A lawyer can help you select a structure that will align with the context and goal of your business so you can feel reassured that your business has a solid and planned out structure.
There are many reasons you may choose to close a business. If you are considering closing your business, you should understand that there are a number of operations you must consider, such as dealing with employees, finalising agreements, selling assets, dealing with business records or taxation matters and satisfying liabilities. A lawyer can educate you on how to handle each matter so you can close your business efficiently and effectively.
Closing a business can sometimes be a complex process depending on its size and structure. Having a business closure plan in place is important to avoid any legal implications that may arise down the road if you have not dealt with the closure properly. A lawyer can help you formulate a business closure plan and ensure you understand your legal rights and responsibilities throughout the business closure process.
We will be honest with you about your prospects of success, issues that arise or the commercial viability of your matter. The first time you come to see us, we will tell you whether you even need a lawyer.
Our job is not to judge anything you may have done. Our job is to guide your matter and actions moving forward to give you the best possible outcome for you, both legally and personally.
We will hear not just what you want to achieve, but why you want to achieve it. We will tell you what you need to do to achieve the outcome you are after, legally, practically and emotionally.
Your matter doesn’t finish once a court order has been made. We will stay on your matter right up until all of the outstanding issues have been dealt with and the court orders are complied with.
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