Hiring a Lawyer

There are many aspects of running a small business that may require you to hire a lawyer to obtain legal advice including:

  • understanding, negotiating and developing business contracts
  • reviewing and negotiating a lease for business premises
  • determining your business structure
  • buying or selling a business
  • dealing with disputes or disagreements.

Good legal advice can help you protect your business interests and comply with legal obligations.

To ensure you get the best advice and representation select a lawyer that:

  • has experience and expertise in dealing with your legal issue
  • can communicate clearly using simple language
  • is easily accessible
  • you feel comfortable with
  • charges fees that are reasonable and acceptable to you.

More information

► Read our selecting a lawyer publication for handy tips
► Contact the Law Society of WA to find a lawyer