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Offer letters vs Employee contracts. Everything you should know

Offer letters vs Employee contracts. Everything you should know

By DIY Law 2 min read
Before we proceed, no they are not the same! Offer letters and employee contracts are similar but they exist to…
The Advantages of Having a Trademark for Your Business

The Advantages of Having a Trademark for Your Business

By DIY Law 3 min read
What's a trademark, really? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, and/or design that identifies and distinguishes the…
Your Legal Obligations to Your Employees

Your Legal Obligations to Your Employees

By DIY Law 2 min read
Customers are king, right? Well, yes! However, for a 'king' to be comfortable and enjoy his reign, they must be…
Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

By DIY Law 2 min read
It's always darkest before the dawn. But, sometimes it's also darkest before a thunderstorm. So, you and your…
How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

By DIY Law 3 min read
1 in every 7 adult Nigerian has either deposed to an affidavit or has been asked to depose to one (Source: DIYlaw's…
Differences between Copyright & Trademark

Differences between Copyright & Trademark

By DIY Law 1 min read
Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Imagine the horrors of another company opening up a business with your company name?  All the
By DIY Law 2 min read
Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

Definition of a Contract A contract is an agreement between two or more parties where legal rights
By DIY Law 3 min read
11 Ultimate Legal Tips for Small Business Owners

11 Ultimate Legal Tips for Small Business Owners

In the startup world, it's usually full speed ahead. Momentum is everything. A lot of things
By DIY Law 3 min read
Here's why you need a website privacy policy

Here's why you need a website privacy policy

Before giving out your information on any website, do you feel like you are giving strangers a peep
By DIY Law 2 min read
Trademark Licensing In Two Minutes

Trademark Licensing In Two Minutes

Trademarks could be the bodyguard to your business. They are an important business asset that could
By DIY Law 2 min read
How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

From my interactions with small and growing businesses in over 5 years, one extremely important
By Timi Olagunju 4 min read
Top Legal Mistakes Startups Should Avoid

Top Legal Mistakes Startups Should Avoid

Chioma and Raina are very good friends and have been working together in the banking sector for
By DIY Law 2 min read
Checklist for Registering a Limited Liability Company

Checklist for Registering a Limited Liability Company

Setting up a micro, small or medium enterprise may seem effortless on the surface. However, beyond
By Oluwafunmilayo Adesina-Babalogbon 3 min read
Company Incorporation in Nigeria: A Step by Step Guide

Company Incorporation in Nigeria: A Step by Step Guide

If you are reading this article, it means you are considering incorporating a
By DIY Law 4 min read
Thinking about Equity Split? Here's how to Structure It.

Thinking about Equity Split? Here's how to Structure It.

Starting a business is exciting especially if you're doing it with a good friend, a former
By DIY Law 5 min read
Why You Should Terminate that Contract

Why You Should Terminate that Contract

FBT Ltd, a PR agency had finally found a digital marketer after weeks of interviewing various
By DIY Law 2 min read
 How Important Is Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property?

How Important Is Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property?

Over the past few years, some words or concepts have become quite prominent in the business sphere,
By DIY Law 3 min read
Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

By DIY Law 1 min read
Converting your Business Name to a Limited Liability Company

Converting your Business Name to a Limited Liability Company

In 2018, we had a major win as regards policy, when the Nigerian Senate made history by passing the
By DIY Law 1 min read
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