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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…
"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

By DIY Law 2 min read
As a business owner, you're probably wondering what will happen to the contracts that you have entered into with people…
Why You Should Terminate that Contract

Why You Should Terminate that Contract

By DIY Law 2 min read
FBT Ltd, a PR agency had finally found a digital marketer after weeks of interviewing various applicants. Fola seemed…
How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

By DIY Law 3 min read
1 in every 7 adult Nigerian has either deposed to an affidavit or has been asked to depose to one (Source: DIYlaw's…
Checklist for Registering a Limited Liability Company

Checklist for Registering a Limited Liability Company

By Oluwafunmilayo Adesina-Babalogbon 3 min read
Setting up a micro, small or medium enterprise may seem effortless on the surface. However, beyond determining what the…
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…
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
6 Circumstances Business Owners Would Need A Lawyer

6 Circumstances Business Owners Would Need A Lawyer

There are two professionals every business will need early on, the accountant and the lawyer.
By DIY Law 3 min read
Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

By DIY Law 1 min read
Acquiring a Landed Property for Your Business

Acquiring a Landed Property for Your Business

Adeola is the winner of the $10,000,000 cash prize in the renowned SPC Fashion challenge for
By DIY Law 3 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
Company Incorporation in Nigeria: A Step by Step Guide

Company Incorporation in Nigeria: A Step by Step Guide

If you are reading this article, it means you are considering incorporating a
By DIY Law 4 min read
Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Imagine the horrors of another company opening up a business with your company name?  All the
By DIY Law 2 min read
How to find the right lawyer for you.

How to find the right lawyer for you.

If life were a board game, lawyers would be the players who have read the rules on the inside of
By DIY Law 3 min read
Electronic Signatures and Contracts in Nigeria

Electronic Signatures and Contracts in Nigeria

Today, in the face of a global pandemic, we see businesses having to shut down physical operations
By DIY Law 2 min read
Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

It's always darkest before the dawn. But, sometimes it's also darkest before a thunderstorm. So,
By DIY Law 2 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
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
Regulatory Hurdles to Cross Before Registering Your Logistics Business

Regulatory Hurdles to Cross Before Registering Your Logistics Business

Wale has finally saved up enough money from his 9-to-5 to start his own business. Now he has been
By DIY Law 2 min read
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