A business owners’ guide to “Being your own lawyer” by Jo Rogers

This talk provides guidance to business-owners on legal issues that arise when raising finance, negotiating contracts and creating legal processes, all of which can support growth. 

More specifically, this talk; 

• Covers 7 key areas of business and gives clarity and insight on how to protect your business by preventing legal disasters, without a lawyer.

• Discusses how to deal with material contracts and how  to get maximum value out of them for the business 

• Top tips on systems to implement to make your business more robust in the long run 

• A simple guide to contract terms/wording and red flags to look out for before signing

• Suggestions on what to do if your business does run into legal issues

• Different types of investment and exit vehicles (including IPO and acquisition) from a legal perspective and succession planning

Also imagine selling or retiring from your company in 3-5 years’ time effortlessly and easily without complication and without excessive legal fees! 

Jo has recently delivered talks at American Express, Google Campus, BNP Paribas, City Business Library, City University and others and received feedback such as:  “very vibrant, informative session that  helped me break down some of the tricky legal points that I need to consider”, “very good and useful on the legal aspects of business,” and “great speaker and presence”.

Jo Rogers is the CEO and founder of NaviStar Legal. She is a dual-qualified lawyer admitted to practice law in both New York and England.During her career, she has helped early-stage companies around the world to raise over $½ billion, sell and buy other companies and list on the AIM stock exchange.As a business-owner herself, she designed NaviStar Legal with a unique understanding of the legal profession and the problems facing small businesses in the UK. 

She helps small businesses to become their own in-house lawyer.“Our purpose is to create a radical movement of professionals that serve businesses through affordable wisdom and visionary leadership. In the next 5 years we are creating a tribe of 10,000 next generation professionals to provide affordable wisdom to small and medium businesses.

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  • Matt K.

    I am running the marketing workshop for the last time this weekend. This is 4 hours of pure content on how to set up marketing systems that work. I am so confident in my techniques that I offer 200% money back guarantee. There are only 10 places left and once they are gone they are gone. It is just £25 to attend, no upsells or products. Just pure content.


    November 5, 2013

  • Daniel C.

    Thanks Jo for such an insightful talk. This talk will be live on the members site tonight from 9pm. Matt will be sending everyone who attended this talk a link to claim one month trial of the site that offers £4.99 a month after. The price will be going up so secure the price while you can to see over 100+ hours worth of talks. For those that didnt attend, heres a sneak clip of Jo explaining the importance of knowledge in business: http://www.interestingtalks.co.uk/jorogers/

    November 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great people, interesting discussions, it was much better than I expected. The presentation itself was a very good overview of:
    - the attitude to have towards legal agreements and partnerships,
    - the areas of business to watch our for, and where to find detailed information for each of them,
    - the practical actions to take to build healthy businesses and partnerships
    Exactly what I needed.

    And great advice for other participants too. Thank you!

    November 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I've spent money on legal advice already and have no idea if it was worth it or not. Really looking forward to the talk tonight, brilliant topic.

    November 4, 2013

  • Mike V.

    I attended one event and greatly enjoyed the evening, the format and the speakers.

    November 4, 2013

  • Alan M.

    Just joined. Looking forward to attending some sessions as well as running a LAUGHTER WORKSHOP one day for you.

    November 2, 2013

  • Karen B

    Having to drop out of this but am very interested in the topic as it fits my work role perfectly! Really hope this one will be on the members website for online viewing?

    November 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Matt - I should have a credit for this event as per your email. Can you please add me. Thx E :)

    October 25, 2013

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