'Start-ups and the Law: Insights from the Inside'- A FirstCOUNSEL Event


As a new business owner, do you sometimes feel intimidated by legal jargon?

As a start-up founder, do legal issues take up much of your time?

Whether you’ve already launched your start-up or just thinking of it, this FirstCOUNSEL event will offer you invaluable insights to help you build a solid legal foundation for your business, raise funds successfully and avoid legal mistakes that too often derail promising start-ups.

Come and hear it from a leading start-up lawyer and seasoned in-house legal counsel, at a panel discussion which will delve into key legal issues in your entrepreneurial journey. Meet other start-up founders, grow your network, explore business ideas, and forge partnerships.


Azmul Haque

Managing Director, Collyer Law; Founder & CEO, FirstCOUNSEL

Azmul is a senior international business lawyer who has, over 15 years in private practice, developed particular expertise in complex, cross-border corporate transactions including acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances, public and private equity, venture and angel financing. He also advised on complex commercial contracts including outsourcing, franchising and licensing deals and regulatory matters in a range of areas that impact business. He has been rated as a leading practitioner for the TMT sector, and has experience advising on legal issues across several industries, particularly Technology, E-commerce, Telecoms, Fintech, Adtech, Healthtech, Big Data, and Sports, Entertainment & Gaming sector. Azmul is ranked and recommended by several legal industry directories including Chambers Asia, Asia-Pacific Legal 500 and Global Law Experts (for TMT) and Indian Business Law Journal. Azmul was also ranked a “40 Under 40” lawyer in the Asia-Pacific region by Asian Legal Business (October 2016).

Azmul will moderate a panel of seasoned international in-house counsel, including our FirstCounsellors.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can drop us an e-mail at piya@firstcounsel.co or call us on 8158 2007.

Wed Jun 14, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM SGT
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