I am Woman. I am Human. I am a Legal Practitioner.

Shalini Nandan Singh Brisbane Contract Lawyer

This is difficult to write… but write it I must. Tonight, like so many other business women, I am feeling very stressed, overwhelmed and so tired. The most positive thing I can summon energy for is hot milo on coconut milk and Bloodline on Netflix and my couch. Normally when I am feeling stressed, I just … Read more I am Woman. I am Human. I am a Legal Practitioner.

Are penalty fees legal?

Is it legal to charge late payment, penalty or cancellation fees? With all the Corona and COVID issues at the moment, there’s so many order cancellations, late payments, and customers defaulting on invoicing at the moment – it seems timely to discuss the legalities of charging non-payment, late payment, penalty or early cancellation fees. So … Read more Are penalty fees legal?

How well do you really know your business?

We all like to think that we know our businesses inside out, but if you don’t have a solid client agreement, how well do you really know your business? You may know that you have a service or product-based business, and that you’re seeing clients, or that you’re generating sales. You may have processes that … Read more How well do you really know your business?

10 Ways Business Terms & Conditions Educate Your Clients

10 Ways Business Terms & Conditions Educate Your Clients

Hey you, yes you…over there. Yes you who are poring over your social media post plans, your canva graphic creation to match your #helpfultips posts, and your offer copy that you labour over for #promoday not to mention trying to find a graphic to match! You are spending a lot of sweat, time, and possibly … Read more 10 Ways Business Terms & Conditions Educate Your Clients

How To Cover Yourself Legally When Promoting Your Business On Social Media

Cover Yourself Legally When Promoting Your Business On Social Media

When you are sharing a special promotion for your business on a platform like Facebook or Instagram, the responsibilities that come with it are similar to when you engage customers in your services through the normal channels like your website or over the phone. Here’s a short video on how to cover yourself legally when … Read more How To Cover Yourself Legally When Promoting Your Business On Social Media

Do You Need Legals For Your Business Facebook Page?

Facebook Page Legals for Small Business

Facebook Page Legals? One of the most commonly asked questions I get from business owners is whether or not you still need legals if you’re only using Facebook to run your business. Watch the video below for the answer, and how to navigate this issue as a start-up entrepreneur. Many businesses start out by having … Read more Do You Need Legals For Your Business Facebook Page?

What Is Self-Advocacy In Business?

What is Self Advocacy - Legally Shalini

What Is Self-Advocacy? Self-advocacy is a passion of mine and an important aspect of my work. I love working with my clients and help them learn what is self-advocacy and how they can be a better advocate for themselves, in the context of their business. Every time I speak to a client about their business, … Read more What Is Self-Advocacy In Business?

February 22 the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 comes into full effect

February 22 the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 comes into full effect

February 22 is an important date for start-ups and small business owners, it is the date that the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 comes into full effect. Okay, so what does that mean for you and your business? Basically, this Act applies to you if you have a business that provides a health service or service … Read more February 22 the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 comes into full effect

5 key things you need to know about crafting Terms & Conditions for your business

5 things you need to know about Terms & Conditions for your business

There’s a difference between commercial law and what I do. The reason I say there’s a difference between commercial law and startup business law and advocacy is because the needs are different. I work exclusively with solopreneurs and startups. The reason I do this because in the first 5 years of business your needs are … Read more 5 key things you need to know about crafting Terms & Conditions for your business

Legals you Need to Consider Before Signing Up For An Online Course – Part 2

Legals you need to consider before signing up for an online course - part 2 -legally shalini

In Part 1, I delved into what legals you should look for when signing up for an online course, and how to know it is legitimate. If you missed Part 1 of this series, you are welcome to watch it first here. Today, in Part 2, I am talking to you about the Terms and Conditions … Read more Legals you Need to Consider Before Signing Up For An Online Course – Part 2