Perth, BWA, Business Contracts: Are You Protected?

November 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mills Oakley
240 Saint Georges Terrace
#Level 24, Perth, WA
Perth, BWA, Business Contracts: Are You Protected? @ Mills Oakley

Join Lyn Hawkins, National Director of Business Women Australia, together with Meriel Steadman, Partner at Mills Oakley, as we delve into determining whether your current contracts are truly protecting you, your business and your interests.

Meriel will share her experience and insights across critical areas relating to business contracts, 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

Join this boardroom event and learn how to improve your current and future contracts. There will be an opportunity for Q&A, with quality networking and refreshments provided by our generous hosts at Mills Oakley.

We encourage members and non-members to join us. Meriel is not only an experienced litigation lawyer but gifted at explaining important legal concepts in plain language.

This event is designed for members and non-members of Business Women Australia, CEO’s, COO’s, CFO’s, business owners, directors, managers, consultants and board members/chairs.

Register today to 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.

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 transformational growth. She is a lifelong learner and explorer, with a very healthy sense of humour. Lyn has held executive roles with KPMG, HLB Mann Judd, numerous law firms, IT companies and Telstra. As a Principal of a successful consulting practice Lyn works predominantly with professional services firms, boards and executive teams developing and implementing transformation-based business strategies.

About Business Women Australia:
BWA brings together business women from all sectors, industries and states;

  • Business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Executives and managers
  • 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

Become a member today and enjoy all the benefits.

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