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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…
What Startups Should Know About Hiring a lawyer

What Startups Should Know About Hiring a lawyer

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

What Can a Business Lawyer Do For My Business?

By DIY Law 2 min read
To be honest, when small businesses decide they need the services of a lawyer, it's because there's an urgent problem…
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
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 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
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
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
Your Legal Obligations to Your Employees

Your Legal Obligations to Your Employees

Customers are king, right? Well, yes! However, for a 'king' to be comfortable and enjoy his
By DIY Law 2 min read
Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

By DIY Law 1 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
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
When Do You Need a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

When Do You Need a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

Take a minute to remember the many times you told a close friend a secret only to have someone else
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
You're Incorporated. Now What? (Post-Incorporation Obligations)

You're Incorporated. Now What? (Post-Incorporation Obligations)

Wale and Chioma have finally gotten their fashion startup incorporated with DIYLaw. It was a
By DIY Law 2 min read
What every startup founder should know about dispute resolution

What every startup founder should know about dispute resolution

Tobe and Tacha have been running Happy Feets Ltd, their thriving shoe business for about 2 years.
By DIY Law 2 min read
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