Karen Finch
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Fusing together her legal background, recruitment expertise and passion for shaking up the legal sector, Karen is passionate about facilitating faster, easier and more transparent access to fixed-fee lawyers in Australia. Through Legally Yours, Karen wants to create Australia’s largest fixed-fee legal network of lawyers, whilst also providing greater access for the community to experienced, client-focused lawyers. A Legally Yours lawyer member won’t send you ‘surprise’ invoices, they won’t speak legal jargon to you, and they will always provide transparent delivery of legal services to their clients every time - guaranteed. Think Legal, Think Legally Yours!

4 Tips to Protect Your Business From Being Sued in Australia
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesGetting sued might be something that you think will never happen to you. Maybe you’re right. But what if it did? Are you doing all the right things to protect everything you’ve worked for? Small businesses can often be a target for being sued because people assume that they’ll settle rather than go through a […]

Australia: What If Your Business Partner Died Tonight?
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Regional Law

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt’s something most people never think about. And fair enough, it’s not a pleasant thing to ponder. But the reality is that if you’re in business with other people it’s wise to put in place a Buy / Sell Agreement. Buy / Sell Agreements require the ‘surviving’ partner or partners to buy out the other […]

Why Document your Business Decisions in Australia?
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Regional Law

Reading Time: 4 minutesSo, you’ve been brave and made the decision to start a business. Now what? The next step is to ensure that you have the right documentation in place to comply with the law and to set the framework for your business operations. Your Business Framework Companies generally require a constitution to be registered. The constitution […]

5 things to consider when starting a business in Australia
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Regional Law

Reading Time: 5 minutesIt’s incredibly exciting when you start your own business. You’ve finally done it, made that break away, and all you see are the positives and none of the negatives that lie ahead of you. That’s great. It’s important to be positive. But it’s also important to be realistic. All too often, we see business owners […]

7 Tips To Get Your Business Idea Off The Ground
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Intellectual Property,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt is such an exciting experience to start your own business. It is a huge step and there is so much involved. It is common to be completely focused on implementing your ideas to start making money. But there are also legal matters to consider. Here are our top tips to help you on your […]

What are the risks of copying legal documents from the internet?
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Intellectual Property,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesSmall business can be tough. To set up your business correctly can be expensive, particularly if you’re legally trying to do everything by the book. We get it. As a business owner you’ll probably need to have a range of legal documents drafted for your business such as: – Shareholder Agreement or Partnership Agreement – […]

What is a Buy or Sell Agreement?
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Legal Contracts,Properties and Real Estate,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesA Buy/Sell Agreement (often called a Business Succession Agreement or Buyout Agreement) is a contract that allows for the future payout or sale of your business interests to your business partner(s) upon the occurrence of a trigger event. Typical trigger events include the death or disablement of one of the business partners. Buy/Sell Agreements are […]

Top 5 Legal Mistakes to Avoid When Marketing
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Intellectual Property,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesSo, you’re a small business owner and you want to increase your inbound leads? You turn to website development, social media, digital marketing or print or radio ads. That’s fantastic and really exciting. But there are legal pitfalls you could fall into and we’d like to help you avoid them so you can get on […]

Is a Property Solicitor the same as a Conveyancer in Australia?
Australia,Personal,Properties and Real Estate,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesSo what is the difference between a property solicitor and a conveyancer? Now that’s a question we’re often asked, and rightly so. It can be confusing when you’re offered what seems to be the same service by two different professionals. Basically, every time a property changes hands the process is called conveyancing, and conveyancing can be done […]