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Business Legal Lifecycle

Discover the legal issues businesses typically need to address at each stage of the business, from start-up to exit.


Key legal documents to protect your business

Learn the five key legal documents no successful business can do without and how to use them effectively to protect your business.

The 5 Cs method: Introduction

Introduction to the Strand Sahara 5-step process to take businesses from undervalued and underinformed to highly valued and sophisticated through best legal practice.

The 5 Cs method: 1. Clarify

Do you have all of the key contracts needed to protect your business and prepare for growth? Having the key legal documents in place with everyone who touches the business is key.


The 5 Cs method: 2. Customise

Do your business contracts protect your business and help you get paid? Good contracts accurately reflect the deal struck between the parties and allocates the risk of things going wrong between them.

The 5 Cs method: 3. Codify

Do you have guidelines and checklists for reviewing and negotiating contracts? Learn how to act as an informed buyer or supplier and avoid any unexpected surprises.


The 5 C’s: 4. Contain

Do you have effective systems for storing and managing your legal documents to future proof your business and satisfy investors? Having visibility over key deadlines will help you to improve efficiency.                                                   

The 5 C's: 5. Comply

Do you pro-actively monitor contract performance and obligations? Treat contracts as working documents to reduce the potential for disputes and identify any problems early.


Agreement guides

Detailed legal guides for each of the agreements and templates available on the Strand Sahara Legal Platform, including Supply of Services Agreement, Confidentiality Agreement and more.


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