No More Bill Shock!

Our founder, Marianne, recently spoke to Gatehouse Legal Recruitment on why Legalite chose to adopt a fixed pricing model. Check out the interview here:  

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Don’t Be a Copycat! Get Your Own Terms and Conditions.

A lot of businesses that are just starting out take the easy road and copy their website terms and conditions from a similar business or competitor. If you are doing this – STOP! Aside from the fact that you are breaching another business’ copyright, their terms and conditions have most likely been prepared for their […]

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What’s in a Name?

We had a great question from a client recently about whether another person could copy their business name. The answer depends on where the business name has been registered. There is a big difference between a legal name, a business/trading name and a trade mark. If you’re building a brand, it’s important to understand the […]

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Marketing Fund Health Check

Franchisors, do you operate a marketing fund? If so, the Franchising Code of Conduct has a number of requirements that you must comply with.  Avoid getting stung by penalties and take this two-minute health check! [typeform_embed type=”embed” url=”https://legalite.typeform.com/to/A3ucmm”]   If you answered “No” to one or more questions, contact us now to see how we […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About the B2B Unfair Contract Terms

With the new unfair contract term provisions in full swing, here’s a snapshot of 5 things you need to know to avoid getting caught out. 1. It Applies to Standard Form Contracts The unfair contract term provisions apply to standard form contracts entered into or renewed on or after 12 November 2016. A standard form […]

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Is Your Business a Licence or a Franchise?

Franchising in Australia is regulated by the Franchising Code of Conduct (“the Code”). In 2015, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) was given greater audit and investigative powers and can now issue infringement notices of $9,000 per infringement, as well as seek orders for penalties of up to $54,000 for non-compliance with the Code. […]

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