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A leading boutique law firm dedicated to the global SME community

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Heading - World Is A Smaller Place

The UK has the fifth largest economy in the world and a mature service sector powered by a multi-cultural workforce.

So, how can UK SMEs benefit?

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Big Businesses use advisors from global professional firms to work out the best legal, financial, operational, human resource and marketing elements for them so they benefit from all the world has to offer

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Most boutique law firms don’t offer a service outside their region, we’re a small practice with a worldwide view. We’re proud to have lawyers who practice in both the UK and Asia helping SMEs to meet their objectives for growth whilst managing risk so the business owner have peace of mind.

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Dedicated legal and business advice teams in the UK and Asia, available for virtual and in-person meetings, who understand your business objectives and problems and help you set-up and operate your business in the best way to reach your goals.

Whatever your industry: Creative, Technology, Manufacturing, Service we can help you capitalise on your success, protect your products, services, and your business.

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Whilst giving clients access to expert advisors and lawyers, we keep coast down with our VanillaLaw® Docs portal of pain English standardised legal templates, which can efficiently be personalised to meet your business and contract needs. So, once we’ve worked out the best strategy with you, implementation is quick and competitively priced.
Clients also benefit from our GoSME® network of Entrepreneures and Senior Directors, connecting businesses in the UK and Asia Pacific to do business

Interested to find out more?

To discuss your business needs.

VanillaLaw® Docs

Whilst giving clients access to expert advisors and lawyers, we keep coast down with our VanillaLaw® Docs portal of pain English standardised legal templates, which can efficiently be personalised to meet your business and contract needs. So, once we’ve worked out the best strategy with you, implementation is quick and competitively priced.

GoSME®

Clients also benefit from our GoSME® network of Entrepreneures and Senior Directors, connecting businesses in the UK and Asia Pacific to do business

Interested to find out more?

To discuss your business needs.

Meet the Teams

Introducing our experts who are passionate about you and your business and how they can help you

Knowledge Is Power

Big Businesses Have Gone Overseas, Don't Be Left Behind
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Big Businesses Have Gone Overseas, Don't Be Left Behind

By Mark Goh
3 min read

Medium sized companies that fail to make the most of the digital revolution are being left behind.  And I don’t mean the Cloud or a new website – the real benefits of the digital revolution are how we make money from the changes.  Think about it, we all know mega companies like Dyson and Amazon s...

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Want To Play With The Big Fish?
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Want To Play With The Big Fish?

By Mark Goh
3 min read

How some SME’s are benefiting from the digital revolution, offshoring parts of their business, like the Amazon’s and Dyson’s of this world… We’ve all read about mega companies like Dyson and Amazon moving their Head Quarters to Singapore. Zoom also just announced that they’re now setting up a Dat...

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Small World, Big Thinking Exporting Your Brand And Services. 視点を大きく持てば世界は小さいものに。 ブランド・サービスの輸出を
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Small World, Big Thinking Exporting Your Brand And Services. 視点を大きく持てば世界は小さいものに。 ブランド・サービスの輸出を

By Mark Goh
3 min read

I was introduced to the UK Trade and Investments (UKTI) website by a friend, and if you search “export ready”, the page will offer you tons of information about how you can export goods to another country. You will get the usual information about import and export licenses and taxes. This is the sam...

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Singapore: Why It’s The Best Place In Asia To Do Business
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Singapore: Why It’s The Best Place In Asia To Do Business

By Mark Goh
3 min read

At the time of writing of this article, Singapore is the 2nd best nation and the top Asian nation, in terms of ‘ease of doing business’, globally. If you do a quick search in Google of the titled question, you will find numerous articles on the subject. In fact, here’s a quick t...

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Why Startups Need Lawyers, Not Legal Templates
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Why Startups Need Lawyers, Not Legal Templates

Ask any entrepreneur who is in the early stages of funding their business about their priorities. There’s no doubt that funding, growth, and product development will be among them (plus caffeine, of course!). Somewhere at the bottom of their priority list will be all their legal matters. This is u...

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How Do You Choose The Best Structure For Your Business?
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How Do You Choose The Best Structure For Your Business?

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Find out how to select the structure that suits your business best Many SME owners neglect the importance of choosing the right structure, not realising that it will impact many aspects of their business: personal liability, intellectual property protection, borrowing ability and more. Whe...

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5 Common Legal Mistakes That Small Business Owners Make
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5 Common Legal Mistakes That Small Business Owners Make

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Most local business owners are not doing enough to mitigate legal risks – find out more about the most common legal mistakes and how to avoid them. Many business owners in Asia tend to neglect legal risks when it comes to operating their companies – mostly due to superstition or plain oversig...

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Singapore: The Breakdown
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Singapore: The Breakdown

By Mark Goh
3 min read

Singapore originated and continues to stay true to its origins as a multicultural society with its numerous races and religions. When you have plans to bring your business overseas, it is always important to have some basic information about the country you intend to go to. Here...

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The Power Of Collaboration
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The Power Of Collaboration

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If you rifle through a box of Lego blocks, you will find pieces with different stud configurations and colours. On their own they bear little meaning or context. However, if you are suitably skilled, these little blocks can be combined to make fantastic works of architecture. Small businesses ar...

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Why Is Our Law Firm Named After An Ice Cream Flavour?
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Why Is Our Law Firm Named After An Ice Cream Flavour?

By Mark Goh
3 min read

VANILLA = PLAIN & SIMPLE Prior to the present name of the law firm, my firm was called “MG Chambers”. Then in 2013, I decided I needed a name change. Many people have asked me why I chose the name  “VanillaLaw”. It has nothing to do with ice cream flavour and more to do with being “Plain an...

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