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Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

By DIY Law 3 min read
Definition of a Contract A contract is an agreement between two or more parties where legal rights are created which…
 How Important Is Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property?

How Important Is Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property?

By DIY Law 3 min read
Over the past few years, some words or concepts have become quite prominent in the business sphere, especially as…
What to Look out for in a Tenancy Agreement

What to Look out for in a Tenancy Agreement

By DIY Law 2 min read
Chinedu recently found a suitable apartment after about 3 months of searching. He called his friend Femi to go with him…
Contract Elements that Every Business Owner should be Aware of

Contract Elements that Every Business Owner should be Aware of

By Oluwafunmilayo Adesina-Babalogbon 5 min read
Every business undertaking undergoes one form of contractual obligation or the other. Simply put, contract is a legally…
Top Legal Mistakes Startups Should Avoid

Top Legal Mistakes Startups Should Avoid

By DIY Law 2 min read
Chioma and Raina are very good friends and have been working together in the banking sector for almost a…
How to find the right lawyer for you.

How to find the right lawyer for you.

By DIY Law 3 min read
If life were a board game, lawyers would be the players who have read the rules on the inside of the lid of the…
A Company Seal and Why You Might Need One

A Company Seal and Why You Might Need One

Ever saw an episode of Merlin? You would have noticed the official seal being waxed onto a letter,
By DIY Law 1 min read
Checklist for Registering a Limited Liability Company

Checklist for Registering a Limited Liability Company

Setting up a micro, small or medium enterprise may seem effortless on the surface. However, beyond
By Oluwafunmilayo Adesina-Babalogbon 3 min read
The Advantages of Having a Trademark for Your Business

The Advantages of Having a Trademark for Your Business

What's a trademark, really? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, and/or design that identifies
By DIY Law 3 min read
What to know about registering an NGO in Nigeria

What to know about registering an NGO in Nigeria

Dr Wale had always had a heart for children battling with polio. This isn't entirely surprising as
By DIY Law 2 min read
Does your business have a website? Here's what you should know

Does your business have a website? Here's what you should know

The internet belongs to nobody, therefore no law applies. Right? Wrong! There's a reason the arm
By DIY Law 3 min read
Differences between Copyright & Trademark

Differences between Copyright & Trademark

By DIY Law 1 min read
Six Promising Legal Businesses to Start in Nigeria

Six Promising Legal Businesses to Start in Nigeria

So you're considering launching out to start your own business, however, you're in a dilemma as you
By DIY Law 3 min read
What Startups Should Know About Hiring a lawyer

What Startups Should Know About Hiring a lawyer

For startup owners, hiring and working with a lawyer is often confusing and almost a herculean
By DIY Law 2 min read
What Can a Business Lawyer Do For My Business?

What Can a Business Lawyer Do For My Business?

To be honest, when small businesses decide they need the services of a lawyer, it's because there's
By DIY Law 2 min read
Can a Director of a Private Company be Appointed by a Will?

Can a Director of a Private Company be Appointed by a Will?

Mr Arrowhead, a very prominent Nigerian suffered a stroke and was flown abroad where he received
By DIY Law 3 min read
11 Ultimate Legal Tips for Small Business Owners

11 Ultimate Legal Tips for Small Business Owners

In the startup world, it's usually full speed ahead. Momentum is everything. A lot of things
By DIY Law 3 min read
How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

From my interactions with small and growing businesses in over 5 years, one extremely important
By Timi Olagunju 4 min read
Pros and Cons of Joining an Association

Pros and Cons of Joining an Association

An acquaintance stopped me after church service one Sunday and requested I clarify whether it is
By Oluwafunmilayo Adesina-Babalogbon 2 min read
Equity, Shares and Startups

Equity, Shares and Startups

What exactly is equity? If you run a startup, you probably might have heard of equity, shares or
By DIY Law 1 min read
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