The best companies are formed around a simple but great idea. As this idea develops and is introduced to the world, it needs to be nurtured and protected. Do Protect, written by a company commercial lawyer with over 25 years' experience, offers clear and accessible legal advice and explanations on all aspects of setting up, running and growing your own business, including: - Intellectual Property Rights - Raising finance - Dealing with customers and suppliers - E-commerce and social media - Building a team - Selling your business Do Protect is essential reading for anyone starting their own business. Get the legalities right, then focus on the fun stuff. Build your business on a strong foundation.
Johnathan Rees is a company commercial lawyer. He has more than 25 years' experience of advising a wide range of clients from entrepreneurs to large owner-managed businesses, international corporations, banks and private equity institutions. Having started his career in London with an international law firm he subsequently became a partner in large provincial firms based in Manchester and Bristol. He advises on matters ranging from business startups and commercial contracts to raising finance, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. Welsh and a keen sportsman, Johnathan's first-class rugby career saw him lying on physio tables at London Welsh, Bath and Headingley. He lives and works in London.