BWA Live Stream, Business Contracts Q&A: Are You Protected?

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BWA Live Stream, Business Contracts Q&A: Are You Protected?

February 15, 2022 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BWA Live Stream, Business Contracts Q&A: Are You Protected? @ ONLINE

In the BWA Live Stream Studio, Lyn Hawkins, National Director of Business Women Australia, will be joined by Meriel Steadman, Partner at Mills Oakley, to delve into whether your current contracts are truly protecting you, your business and your interests.

Hear Meriel’s experience and insights across critical areas relating to business contacts, including:

    • Key clauses – what they mean and why you need them
    • Checks that should be done (even with repeat customers / clients)
    • Avoiding disputes
    • Limiting your exposure
    • Enforcing your contractual rights

The live webinar will be streamed across BWA’s You Tube, LinkedIn and Facebook channels.

To watch the Live Stream, set up a reminder here on our channel.

Meriel is not only an experienced litigation lawyer but gifted at explaining important legal concepts in plain language.

This content is designed for CEO’s, COO’s, CFO’s, business owners, directors, managers, consultants and board members/chairs who are keen to better understand key clauses and why they are necessary, what contract checks should be done, how to avoid disputes and limit exposure to risk, and how to enforce your contractual rights.

This event begins at:
WA: 2:00 pm
NT: 3:30 pm
QLD: 4:00 pm
SA: 4:30 pm
NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS: 5:00 pm

About Meriel Steadman:
Meriel Steadman is a Partner at Mills Oakley. She has over 20 years’ experience advising clients around the world in many different sectors on contract drafting and complex commercial disputes. Strategic organisations involve Meriel at the contract negotiation and drafting stage to put themselves in the best possible position to avoid a dispute in the future. Meriel is renowned for providing clear, concise and commercial advice which meets clients’ objectives in the broader business context. Her experience working for a global resources company as well as for one of the top Australian Universities enables her to work with clients to avoid or resolve disputes in a commercially effective way. Having practised in London, Sydney, the Caribbean and now Perth, Meriel brings a unique perspective that is unrivalled in the Perth legal market. Meriel is also a Graduate of the AICD’s Company Directors Course and sits on a number of not-for-profit boards.

About Lyn Hawkins:
Lyn is the National Director of Business Women Australia and a management consultant with a focus on business growth, marketing and cultural transformation. She has held senior roles with KPMG, HHG Legal Group, HLB Mann Judd and Telstra, in addition to General Management roles with technology-based businesses. As a Principal of a successful consulting practice Lyn works predominantly with professional services firms (legal, accounting and technology) and executive teams developing and implementing business development strategies.


About Business Women Australia:
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  • Business owners and entrepreneurs
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  • Professionals
  • Women on boards
  • Emerging leaders
  • Women who desire growth and high level connections

Business Women Australia is focused on key areas of development;

  • Leadership
  • Business Improvement
  • Personal & Professional Growth
  • Connections & Friendship

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