Why do we practise law? Draft agreements? Produce policies? Send demands? Negotiate? Advise? Give talks? Run workshops? Register things? Write posts? To:

Create a friendlier society

by guiding, advising and training others to understand and follow the law | producing policies about acceptable workplace behaviour | promoting fair business practices

Protect against harm

by protecting personal information from abuse | protecting children from online dangers | ensuring suppliers and consumers are informed about fair business practices | ensuring employers and employees are informed about fair labour practices

Secure ownership rights

by advising creators and entrepreneurs about their rights | identifying intellectual property | claiming copyright | registering trade marks and domains | isolating assets from risk | preventing infringements of intellectual property

Recognise freedom of action

by protecting people from automated decision-making | enabling people to have a say in how their personal information is used | helping people make fully informed choices

Build relationships

by helping develop businesses and communities | drafting shareholder agreements, constitutions and memorandums of incorporation | structuring businesses properly | helping businesses and companies to start up fast

Grow organisations

by managing relationships with all stakeholders | facilitating the supply of goods or services and payment | building trust, goodwill and reputations | improving efficiency and automation | using electronic signatures for speed and security

Prevent legal problems

by advising proactively rather than reactively | identifying, managing and limiting risks and liabilities | understanding the rules | avoiding penalties for non-compliance | designing policies that set appropriate standards

Prevent and resolve disputes

by recording fair and clear agreements | helping others to know what to expect and what is expected of them | encouraging effective and clear communication | discussion, negotiation, facilitation, fact-finding, mediation and arbitration

Uphold rights

by checking compliance with laws, policies and agreements | enabling managers to monitor behaviour and enforce discipline | taking appropriate legal action where rights are not respected

Act responsibly

by helping others to know and understand their responsibilities and ensure they are accountable | doing the right thing even when it is expensive or inconvenient | putting our client’s interests before our own

Realise potential

by raising awareness and aiding learning through training | delegation, empowerment and providing tools | helping managers create frameworks and reward employees fairly


by presenting the law in an engaging and accessible way | creating games and interactive media for enjoyment and fun | helping and advising innovators and content creators