Startup Law Academy 101: Starting Your Business

Past Locations for this Class

Startup Law Academy 101: Starting Your Business | Melbourne

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

The free class will discuss different the concepts of legal that you'll need to consider when starting a business in Australia including:

  • Personality including corporate structures and governance documents;
  • Relationships including agreements with customers/clients, suppliers, staff and regulators;
  • Value including asset protection, intellectual property registration, insurance and investment.


Students will learn: - What structures are available for start-ups and the benefits and detriments of different structures. - The importance of agreements and regulatory compliance for startups. - What, how and when to protect value created by a start-up business. - How to create a legal workplan and budget for their start-up.

Prereqs & Preparation

Students should come prepared with: - Details of their current business structure (e.g. sole-trader, partnership, limited company or unit trust) and details of why they chose this structure for their business. - Details of their customers, suppliers, the number of staff and or contractors they engage with and whether their business is regulated in any way (e.g. - - Privacy Commissioner, ACCC, ASIC etc.) - Details of their assets including intellectual property assets and physical or real property assets and any registrations that apply to them.

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