Workshop

Legal
Geoff Roberson
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Legal essentials for business

You may be just starting out as a small business owner, or are now setting your sights on expanding and growing your existing business. It’s often the case that legal work is the last thing on your mind – your mind is occupied with fit-outs, capital raising and engaging suppliers. There are definitely some essential legal needs of every small business owner. These will protect your business and allow you to invest your energy in what really matters – growing your business!

What you will take away:

– Understand if you have the correct business structure

– Are your T’s and C’s covering you well enough

– What you need to understand about employee agreements

SPEAKER

Geoff Roberson - Chairman and Managing Director, Stacks Champion
“I try to put myself in my clients' shoes to make sure my advice is always practical and of real value to them” Geoff is Chairman and Managing Director of Stacks Champion. He has over 40 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer and litigator. He is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation. He has acted in disputes involving all aspects of corporate law, partnerships, trade practices, building and construction law, employment law, professional negligence, local government planning and environment, product liability, guarantees, trusts and estates, defamation and contract disputes. He also provides strategic advice to boards and management teams on all aspects of the Corporations Act, including: constitutions, board and committee roles and processes, director duties, employee incentive schemes, conflicts and disclosure. He has conducted matters in the High Court, Supreme Court, Federal, District and Local Courts together with a variety of Tribunals. Geoff has always been an active member in the Western Sydney community having been President of the Law Society of NSW, Parramatta Rotary Club, Parramatta City Chamber of Commerce and Artswest. He was an elected member of the Parramatta City Council for 4 ½ years (1999-2003). He is a former Deputy Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney and is still very actively involved in a number of University activities. He was the founding Chairman of the University’s major commercial entity, UWS Connect. He also was founding Chairman of Television Sydney.

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FAQ

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Q : When and where is WSSBE 2017?

The inaugural Western Sydney Business Expo will be held on Tuesday 12 September at Novotel Sydney Parramatta. The expo will run from 9am to 5pm.

Q : Can I just attend the expo and not the speaker sessions?

If you want to attend just the expo we have a Sole Trader package which includes access to the expo only for $19 (plus booking fees).

Q : What's the refund policy?

All tickets are non-refundable.

Q : What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You can park on-site at the Novotel. Alternatively, Parramatta Train Station is a short 10 minute walk.

Q: How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can email us anytime at info@wssbe.com.au or call us on 02 9615 9679.

Q: I’m with the media, who should I contact?

Please contact our PR team, Free Publicity on 0452 507 662 or email Alex De Jong at alex@freepublicity.com.au.

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LOCATION

Novotel Sydney Parramatta350 Church Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
Novotel Sydney Parramatta
350 Church Street, Parramatta NSW 2150

Western Sydney Small Business Expo