Contracts Are Important! Here are 3 Reasons Why

Why is this Series Important?

To highlight the important role of contracts for small businesses and business owners.
To dive into the ins and outs of partnership agreements and incorporation agreements.

Made just for:

Business owners, Entrepreneurs, First-time business owners

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Contracts Are Important! Here are 3 Reasons Why
Why are contracts important? Are they even necessary? Melissa breaks it down for us.

Your instructors:

Melissa Lim

Founder, Melissa Lim & Associates

Melissa Lim Shi Hui is the founder and sole proprietor of Melissa Lim & Associates. With a reputation for providing practical, pragmatic and cost effective legal services, Melissa has garnered close to a decade of experience in advising both corporations and individuals alike on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. This includes incorporation of the company, corporate structuring, commercial transactions, joint ventures and restructuring. Melissa is also well versed in representing clients in commercial and contractual disputes as well as matters relating to debt recovery. In addition to her practice, Melissa is passionate about helping to drive the tech start-up sector here in Malaysia and has assisted and mentored Malaysian tech start-ups on a myriad of pertinent legal issues and considerations. Melissa has also organised dedicated SME Table Talk sessions to help such businesses to better understand the often complex regulatory and commercial framework. Having formerly served as the co-founder of Law Tech Malaysia, Melissa has also played an active role in promoting the adoption of technology in the legal sector as a means to help firms grow and better serve clients. During her tenure with Law Tech Malaysia, she successfully organised the nation’s first legal tech hackathon and also represented Malaysia in the InnoTech Law Hub Community Roundtable held in Hong Kong. Melissa’s previous experience also includes working at a leading Malaysian based technology and telecommunications corporation as well as several prominent legal firms based in Kuala Lumpur.


James Lim
Ethan Seow
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Earnest Lim
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