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.
“xyz co launches new SaaS platform” or “abc co launches new services”.
"I have engaged Simon and Starting Block Lawyers for the past three years. I initially worked with him on one business transaction, which then grew to him supporting us across three separate businesses, with many different needs throughout that time. Simon has now become a trusted advisor. He brings a wealth of legal knowledge, but also understands the start up scene, business trends, commercial strategies and is able to provide advice that understands my business from all angles, not just purely from a legal perspective. Simon has always been incredibly generous with his advice, knowledge and time. I trust him implicitly, and would recommend him (and have) to anyone in need of professional and trustworthy legal support that supports your business"
"Simon has been our Legal Advisor since we launched as a Company in 2013. His input has always been of exceptional value (in this capacity and as a sounding board for all business considerations). Simon has developed and reviewed all of our internal and external legal documents to the highest of standards; but more importantly has been readily available during more complex projects such as large scale new-business negotiations or considered company structure changes and always delivered advice when and as expected. Simon has taken a genuine interest in the success of our organisation and that has allowed us to generate tens of millions of dollars in vital future earnings for the organisations that we represent."
"We invested a lot of time looking for legal services from a provider who had an implicit understanding of technology, and in particular, the SaaS space. Simon is the best we found by quite some distance, possessing an uncanny understanding of the challenges faced by the founders of a software start up. We have now worked with Starting Block Lawyers for years and we wouldn't go anywhere else." Challenges constantly present themselves in business where you find yourself unsure of your legal position, and Simon's opinion is one that I trust implicitly."
"Starting Block Lawyers provided an easy to follow check list to ensure we had fulfilled all our legislative requirements with all new employees, and prepared our employment agreements to suit.
Since then Starting Block Lawyers has also prepared our terms of engagement for clients, and advice about various aspects of our business. Simon is knowledgeable with the relevant aspects of law, yet remained flexible enough to work with him to tailor the requirements of each document to our needs."
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