breakfast @ bace : legal matters

Ok, so you’re starting a business. Or you’re thinking about it. Or maybe you already have. Let’s face it, the legal side of things can get complicated.

Determining how your business should be incorporated, settling disputes, hiring employees, protecting intellectual property, contracts and a host of other issues. Join us for a low-pressure breakfast and tell us what legal matters to you right now.  

On the checkout page, leave your comment on what you would like to be covered and one legal issue that you would like to know more about.


Joel Cranshaw is the founder of Clearpoint Counsel and a general counsel with 20 years experience working with rganisations in Australia, the United Kingdom and around the globe. He became interested in looking at alternatives to the traditional model of providing legal services after a career in house with technology, recruitment and investment banking businesses.

In 2006 he launched a management consultancy in the UK that acted for technology start-ups, foreign subsidiaries and listed companies as their legal and financial advisors. On his return to Melbourne in 2012 he set up Clearpoint in Australia through which he continues to explore innovation in the legal and impact investment market.  Joel continues to work closely with early stage start-ups, social enterprises, fast growing technology companies and a leading manufacturing and distribution business.  He is passionate about making legal advice more affordable, accessible and efficient for business and is working on a number of initiatives to achieve this goal.


breakfast @ bace is only possible thanks to the generous support of Melton City Council http://www.melton.vic.gov.au/Services/Business/Venture-Melton


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