McInnes Wilson Lawyers understand that new businesses face unique challenges.

Our focus is on providing startups with the legal tools they need to succeed in launching, growing and scaling their business. 


We regularly provide comprehensive advice and assistance to startups and newly formed businesses in the areas of:

  • Intellectual Property and Brand Protection
  • Trading Terms
  • Entity Establishment
  • Shareholders and Partnership Agreements
  • Structuring and Tax Advice
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Leasing and Property Acquisition
  • Contract Review
  • Supply and Distribution Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Licenses and Approvals


Some of our most recent experience includes:

  • Acting for a startup record label and music management business to create production agreements, management contracts, release agreements and booking agreements;
  • Assisting an App startup with intellectual property protection advice, preparation of a privacy policy and terms of use;
  • Working with a gaming App startup to create bespoke gaming and competition terms;
  • Creation of competition terms and conditions for a startup health and weight loss program;
  • Acting for startups in various industries securing capital finance and seed funding;
  • Creation of full suites of franchise documents for several franchise startups