Who is this article for?
- Individuals looking to start an e-commerce business
- E-commerce businesses looking to hire a lawyer
If you are thinking of starting an e-commerce-based business, you must be considering whether you require the services of a lawyer, specifically an e-commerce lawyer. While there is no clear-cut answer to this and this depends upon the needs of your particular e-commerce business, we will use this article as an opportunity to explain to you the benefits of retaining an e-commerce lawyer for your e-commerce business.
Incorporation and Business Organization
An e-commerce lawyer can assist you with the incorporation of your business. Setting up your business as a corporation can help you with the reducing personal liability, assist with tax planning, and make business structuring easier such as the selling of equity. Further, an e-commerce lawyer can assist you in drawing up a shareholder or founder agreement between you and your partners. Such an agreement can prevent disputes and issues which may arise during the growth of the e-commerce business.
Terms and Conditions
E-commerce lawyers can provide you with ongoing support as you grow and scale your e-commerce business. For example, if you encounter payment or chargeback disputes with your customers an e-commerce lawyer will be able to provide you with strategic advice and planning to deescalate the dispute and prevent further liability.
If you have any more questions about starting an e-commerce business or you are still deciding whether you should retain an e-commerce lawyer for your e-commerce business, feel free to contact our team of lawyers for a free consultation which is completely cost free and hassle free. Our lawyers may be reached at email@example.com.
Raz Toor, Lawyer
April 22, 2022