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6 Circumstances Business Owners Would Need A Lawyer

6 Circumstances Business Owners Would Need A Lawyer

By DIY Law 3 min read
There are two professionals every business will need early on, the accountant and the lawyer. Usually businesses can…
Company Incorporation in Nigeria: A Step by Step Guide

Company Incorporation in Nigeria: A Step by Step Guide

By DIY Law 4 min read
If you are reading this article, it means you are considering incorporating a company. Congratulations! In this…
Thinking about Equity Split? Here's how to Structure It.

Thinking about Equity Split? Here's how to Structure It.

By DIY Law 5 min read
Starting a business is exciting especially if you're doing it with a good friend, a former colleague, or even a family…
What to know about registering an NGO in Nigeria

What to know about registering an NGO in Nigeria

By DIY Law 2 min read
Dr Wale had always had a heart for children battling with polio. This isn't entirely surprising as he lost two of his…
What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

By DIY Law 1 min read
A contract is defined by L.B Curzon's "A Dictionary of Law" to be a legally binding agreement. In other words, it is an…
Business Continuity - When a Co-founder Dies

Business Continuity - When a Co-founder Dies

By DIY Law 1 min read
Jire and Chioma met at the University of Lagos several years ago and became friends. Their friendship blossomed and…
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
Trademark Licensing In Two Minutes

Trademark Licensing In Two Minutes

Trademarks could be the bodyguard to your business. They are an important business asset that could
By DIY Law 2 min read
"Force Majeure Clause" How It Impacts Your Contracts during the COVID-19 Crisis

"Force Majeure Clause" How It Impacts Your Contracts during the COVID-19 Crisis

As a business owner, you're probably wondering what will happen to the contracts that you have
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
Ways a Landlord can Terminate a Tenancy agreement

Ways a Landlord can Terminate a Tenancy agreement

Remember Adeola from our last article? Well, she ended up purchasing a piece of land for her
By DIY Law 2 min read
Five Reasons Entrepreneurs should love Lawyers

Five Reasons Entrepreneurs should love Lawyers

All lawyers are liars! Right, isn't it? Well at least that's what we've been told and that's what
By DIY Law 3 min read
Highlights from the Employee Compensation Act Every Employer Should Know

Highlights from the Employee Compensation Act Every Employer Should Know

Brite is the founder of a fast-growing fashion startup line. He was also one of the lucky stylists
By DIY Law 2 min read
Top Legal Mistakes Startups Should Avoid

Top Legal Mistakes Startups Should Avoid

Chioma and Raina are very good friends and have been working together in the banking sector for
By DIY Law 2 min read
Differences between Copyright & Trademark

Differences between Copyright & Trademark

By DIY Law 1 min read
What to do when your copyright has been infringed on

What to do when your copyright has been infringed on

Jennifer is a digital illustrator who earns a living from selling her unique illustrated designs to
By DIY Law 2 min read
How to avoid getting Sued as a Startup

How to avoid getting Sued as a Startup

Some of the common challenges that most startups face include funding, staffing, getting an office
By DIY Law 4 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
Converting your Business Name to a Limited Liability Company

Converting your Business Name to a Limited Liability Company

In 2018, we had a major win as regards policy, when the Nigerian Senate made history by passing the
By DIY Law 1 min read
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
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