Clearpoint Counsel | Case By Case - Legal Services
Startup Lawyers, Startup Legals, Melbourne Lawyers, Australian Lawyers.
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The General Counsel

Your Own Legal Department.

Hours per month

Your own in-house General Counsel, joining your executive team.

Your own dedicated “private label”, in house counsel lawyer trained as part of your executive team. You will also have the benefit of full service legal team for your long term needs.

Depending on your level of retainer, we can also provide corporate advisory services to support your existing legal team. Recommended if you have consistent ongoing legal requirements eg contract reviews.

We are also able to provide lawyers on secondment for a specific large scale project or give you access to an “emergency lawyer” as a backup support to your existing inhouse legal team as required.

Who Is It For?

  • Fully funded (Series A or B) startups

  • Fast Growing Startups / Organisations

  • Medium Enterprises

  • Large scale projects

  • VC's & Incubators

The Retainer Model

Everything you Need to Grow Your Business + Ongoing Access To Our Award Winning Suite of Legal Services:

Start Up Legals

Legal building blocks: Pre-Incorp founders agreements, incorporation, Shareholder’s Deed, subscription agreements, IP & asset protection & IP register set up, investor due diligence – Seed or Series A, Startup Structuring Checklist

Day to Day Business (Commercial)

Terms & Conditions, service level agreements, lease agreements, negotiation of deal terms, Joint ventures, MOUs, heads of agreement, privacy policies, supplier agreements

Business Expansion (Corporate)

Corporate re-structuring, buy & sell agreements, trust deeds, investor due diligence – IPO/ Mergers & Acquisitions, convertible notes, negotiation of deal terms, exit strategies

Protecting Your Brand

Trademark registration, IP Registers, Domain name protection

Protecting Your People

Employee share schemes, employee & contractor agreements, employee handbooks & policies, privacy policies

Social Enterprise & Sustainable Economies Law

Social Enterprises corporate structures, not for profit registration, co-operative structures, ethical property transactions, conscious contracts

Media & Entertainment

Chain of title clearances, script clearance, talent agreements, production & licence agreements, sponsorship/events agreements, negotiation of deal memos, content distribution, sales agent agreements, competitions & promotions

B Corporation Certification Training

B Corp certification transaction documents, B Corp compliant contracts, B Ready Education Program


Monthly Retainer Benefits

Part Of Your Team

Your lawyers form part of your team and you receive the benefit of experienced in house lawyers

Capped Legal Spend

Capped legal spend, so you have consistent access to your legal team without worrying about large unpredictable bills

Added Value

Retainer service models provide access to 25% more value than you would receive on our standard rates – in the long run you receive more value and save money.

Grows with you

All retainers are “floating”. This means we keep track of hours and your retainer can increase or decrease incrementally with your needs. Either way you always know what your legal spend will be.

No Lock In Contracts

If your circumstances change you can exit the retainer with one month’s notice and to return to case by case service model

Trusted By Some of Australia’s Leading Startups and Companies

Get in touch to find out how we can help your business succeed.