Are you

  • an entrepreneur
  • looking for an SME business lawyer in Hong Kong 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 and Enterprise Growth Programme are for. We work with you like your team at a different address, at a more competitive rate. Tell us where your business stands, and our Hong Kong startup lawyer will 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

JC Legal is a Law Firm with headquarters in Hong Kong and offices in the UK and Malaysia. We specialise in corporate and commercial law, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution, and provide lawyers to HK startup companies to fulfil all their lawful requirements. Our SME business lawyer services in Hong Kong are primarily created for small and mid-size enterprises, while our team of experts also has experience in serving large corporations and individual clients across the world.

Startup Steward Programme

  • Lawyer for Hong Kong startup companies incorporated within 1-3 years
  • Average 4-5 working hours per month
  • Basic legal templates
  • Drafting and/or review of corporate and commercial agreements
  • General verbal legal advice on company law, employment law, data privacy protection and regulatory compliance

Enterprise Growth Programme

  • For companies incorporated for more than 3 years
  • Average 8-12 working hours per month
  • Basic legal templates
  • Drafting and/or review of corporate and commercial agreements
  • General verbal legal advice on company law, employment law, data privacy protection and regulatory compliance
  • Pre-litigation legal demand letters

Pricing

  • Retainer for six (6) months or above
  • 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

Our professional team offers 2 elite business lawyer programmes for Hong Kong SMEs. The first one is the Startup Steward Programme for firms incorporated within 3 years and the second one is the Enterprise Growth Programme for companies incorporated for over 3 years. To learn the details of the startup lawyers’ HK packages, please feel free to consult us on the programme that best meets the legal needs of your company.

 How does it work?

Consult by Virtual Legal Clinic

  • Start together with the end in mind
  • Analyse and assess business needs
  • 20 or 60 minutes

Discuss the scope of service

  • Propose the responsible SME business lawyer with best-matching expertise in Hong Kong

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

Note: The Startup Steward Programme and Enterprise Growth Programme only apply to legal services under the laws of Hong Kong, and do not cover matters of mergers and acquisition, joint venture, litigation, conveyancing, family law and criminal law.

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