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The Legal Landscape for Small Business During COVID-19

About This Webinar

Join Rare Birds and Hall + Wilcox for a deep-dive mentoring session on the key legal issues which small businesses are facing as a result of COVID-19.

The webinar will be presented by Jacqui Barrett, partner at Hall + Wilcox. Jacqui has extensive experience in a wide range of corporate and commercial legal transactions. She will be joined by Jasmine Koh (lawyer at Hall + Wilcox) who's practice includes start-up capital raising, advising emerging growth companies and legal technology.

They will be available to answer any questions you may have at the end of the webinar, which is a wonderful opportunity to access their extensive wealth of legal knowledge.

  • Contractual disputes: what to do about contracts where circumstances have radically changed due to COVID-19
  • Government stimulus
  • Employment issues: the latest changes to employment legislation and how that affects you as an employer
  • Rent/leasing issues for SMEs: the status of commercial leases and rent relief
  • Q + A: what legal issues are you facing? Let's discuss
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Corporate and Commercial Lawyer and Head of Frank
Jasmine is a qualified lawyer in Australia and New Zealand, with experience working across a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including capital raises, private mergers and acquisitions, restructures, corporate governance, and supply arrangements. She also specialises in fintech and payments, including advising on AFSL licensing and AML/CTF compliance.

Areas of particular focus in Jasmine’s current practice include start-up capital raising, advising emerging growth companies, and legal technology.

Jasmine leads the firm’s start-up practice, Frank, runs the ‘Frank Lab’ start-up accelerator program, and is heavily involved in the start-up industry.

Prior to joining legal practice, Jasmine worked for a political term with Hon Todd McClay MP, former Minister of Trade to the New Zealand Parliament.

Jasmine is admitted to the Wellington High Court in New Zealand and the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Webinar hosting presenter
Corporate and Commercial Partner
Jacqui has extensive experience in a wide range of corporate and commercial legal transactions.

In the corporate space, Jacqui regularly advises and assists clients with mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, corporate compliance and governance, capital raisings and managed investment schemes. In the commercial space, Jacqui assists clients with day-to-day legal issues affecting their business including supply arrangements, licensing arrangements, protection and commercialisation of intellectual property, manufacturing and distribution arrangements, consultancy arrangements, terms and conditions and privacy and confidentiality issues.

Jacqui also advises franchisor clients on compliance with the Franchising Code of conduct, preparation and negotiation of Franchise Agreements and Master Franchise Agreements and preparation of all related franchise documents, including all disclosure documents.

Jacqui’s down-to-earth and practical, commercial advice is valued by her clients. She is very solution-orientated and understands the importance of achieving her clients' business and commercial objectives as well as meeting legal requirements.

Jacqui is a Fellow of the Australian Governance Institute, a member of the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association, the Licensing Executive Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand.
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