Work that we do

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Corporate Governance0%

Franchising, Intellectual Property, and Licensing0%

Commercial Advice0%

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Starting Block Lawyers

Starting Block Lawyers is a strategic law firm for Australian small business.


Our expert lawyers offer a broad range of commercial and corporate legal services.  We deliver focused services for starting, funding, commercialising, operating, and exiting your business.


Our focus is helping small business promptly, efficiently, and cost effectively.


Are you starting a new venture, financing a new business project, or changing what your business does?


Are you a professional services business that delivers business or financial solutions for your customers?

Are you a professional services business that delivers technology and intellectual property assets for your customers?


Is your business underpinned by technology?


Are you venturing into technology platforms for the first time?


Our lawyers have backgrounds in a number of industries, and have deep expertise in technology and intellectual property based businesses, ranging from manufacturing, through to industrial automation, through to online services and eCommerce.


We have the expertise and experience to deliver legal solutions for professional service and technology businesses, for the people who own them, and for their customers.

Industry breakdown

Online platforms (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, eCommerce)0%

Professional Services0%

Design and Engineering Services0%



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Information Pages

Dealing with s708 investors

If you are considering raising capital from investors, you will need to have an entity that is capable of receiving investment and managing the interests of the entity and the investors. …read more…

Know your investor

In recent times the Australian Commonwealth has taken a number of steps to help prevent money laundering and financing of terrorism, particularly through legislation and supporting rules for identifying persons prior to receiving funds from them, or handling any funds on their behalf. …read more…

Privacy compliance for small business

In Australia businesses are generally required to comply with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”) in how they collect, store, and deal with “personal information” of individuals. …read more…

Does your lawyer know your name?

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