Are you

  • an entrepreneur
  • looking for a lawyer as your business safety net to take care of ad-hoc legal matters once a while

but

  • won’t hire an in-house paralegal and don’t want to pay hourly?

This is what the Startup Steward Programme is for. We work with you like your team at a different address, at a more competitive rate. Tell us where your business stands, and we propose the service scope to support your business.

Because we are here to steward your growth.

“Starting a business is not just about passion, people and product. We are here to make sure you do things right.”

– Janice Chew

Corporate Advisory

  • Company incorporation, company secretary (Hong Kong), company administrator (offshore) and registered address
  • Terms of service, privacy policies and disclaimers
  • Term sheets, shareholders’ agreements, shareholders’ disputes and shareholding restructuring
  • Confidentiality, non-disclosure, fundraising and partnerships
  • General commercial advice and agreements

Intellectual Property

  • Registration and revocation of trademarks
  • Infringement, opposition and dispute resolution of trademarks
  • Licensing, exclusive use and ownership of intellectual property

Employment

  • Appointment and termination of employees, contractors and agents
  • Annual leave, minimum wage, internship and volunteer management
  • Employee’s compensation insurance, Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) and retention benefits
  • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)

Pricing

  • Retainer for six (6) or twelve (12) months
  • Competitive and negotiable monthly fee (excluding disbursements, out-of-pocket expenses, third-party fees and official fees, if any)
  • Billed monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annually

 How does it work?

Free consultation

  • Start together with the end in mind
  • Analyse and assess business needs
  • 30-45 minutes

Discuss the scope of service

  • Propose the responsible professional with best-matching expertise

Engagement letter

  • We make budgeting easy for you
  • We will issue an engagement letter upon confirmation of our collaboration

Focus on your core business, we’ll take care of the rest

  • Leave all the tedious work to us
  • We will be in touch as if your in-house counsel, in a different office