11 Dec 2020
If you run a business in Iran one of your biggest fear is probably legal problems and lawsuits. No matter how carefully you conduct business, hiring the wrong individual or a business deal gone wrong can have complex consequences.
The best way to protect your business against legal problems in the future is to invest time and resources now in finding a business lawyer. A good business lawyer is a great resource for any legal question you have or any legal services you require, whether for drafting contracts, employment issues, and litigation.
Iran’s judicial system is a complex one. It is easy to get into court, but very difficult to get out once you have been trapped. The fee a business lawyer charge to keep you out of trouble is only a small fracture of the fee a litigation lawyer charges to get you out of trouble once it is happened.
Who is a business lawyer?
A general business lawyer handles business formation, writing agreements and generally operating the business.
If you have multiple issues relate to launching your business, a generalist lawyer could be just what you need. For instance, a start-up lawyer can help you choose the best structure for your business, develop term sheets for investors and negotiate your contracts .
A general counsel or a specialized business lawyer ?
Ideally, a small to midsize company should find a general counsel who has a solid grounding in many areas of law including corporate law, labour and employment law, tax, contract and IP. Cultivating a long term relationship with a general business lawyer could reduce legal costs over time , That is because the lawyer does not have to spend time acquiring background information on your company before performing each legal task.
On the other hand, a specialized business lawyer might handle specific matters such as Real Estate, Employment, Tax Planning or Litigation. When you are looking for a lawyer for a very specific purpose such as litigation you may want to be sure that the business lawyer has prior experience directly related to litigation.
Questions business owners should ask a prospective lawyer
When there is a possibility of interviewing a prospective lawyer to assist with a legal matter there are often several questions she or he may have.
To conclude, any lawyer you hire is obligated to:
If you have any question relating to the above, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Business Law Services .
A cautionary note
The foregoing provides only an overview and does not constitute legal advice. Readers are cautioned against making any decisions based on this material alone. Rather, specific legal advice should be obtained.