Advocate is a person who has a legal service, both inside and outside the court. In public advocates are often also called Lawyers or Legal Consultants. The Lawyers / Advocates’ duties, in principle, provide legal assistance. Defend and safeguard the legal rights and interests of the client in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Legal services provided by Advocates in the form of providing legal consultations, legal assistance, exercising power. Then representing, accompanying, defending, and performing other legal actions for the client’s legal interests.
Does Your Company Need Legal Advocates and Consultants? Need.
Nothing is missing from law in this country, including business activities by companies or individuals. For example agreement (contract) cooperation with business partners, company establishment. Maybe licensing, brand, patents, copyrights, mergers, acquisitions, employment agreements with employees, and so on. It’s all governed by law. This means that all such activities must be subject and in accordance with applicable law.
If it is not legal, then prepare your company to face a lawsuit or lawsuit from a third party. For examples community, employees, business associates or even the government. And if there is a problem, will result in disruption of the company’s business activities. The destruction of the reputation and good name of the company, as well as other things that led to the loss of the company economically.
Therefore the urgency of your company using Advocates or Legal Consultants is as follows:
I. Advocates Will Ensure Your Business Runs Into Current Law
Remember, if the company conducts business according to the applicable legal rules, you can be sure that your business will run safely, smoothly, smoothly and avoid any legal disturbances from any party.
It is here that the Advocate’s duty will adapt and ensure that everything is in accordance with applicable law.
For example, checking and ensuring that all licenses or establishment of the company are in compliance with applicable law. Checking and ensuring company work agreements with employees are in compliance with applicable law. Checking and ensuring that the company’s deeds, trademarks, patents and assets are legitimate. And not being legally in trouble, and so on.
In other words, the Advocate and Legal Consultant will investigate, “dissect”, correct / adjust, and ensure everything. In accordance with the law, within the company to comply with applicable law to smooth the business activities of the company (legal audit) .
II. Preventing Disputes Or Legal Issues Later
If everything within the company is in accordance with applicable law, it is unlikely or even to be said there will be no legal problems that arise in the future. Because everything is anticipated from the beginning.
If any problem arises, then the company should not bother thinking about it, leave it all to your company’s advocates who take care of it, so the activity of the company is not disturbed and you can still focus on seeking profits.
For example, in a business agreement with a third party, the Advocate has made the agreement as good and as detailed as possible, and also has all its sanctions and legal consequences so that there is no gap for any party to “cheat” in business.
If a third party commits a fraud or violates the agreement, your Advocate will immediately take the legal action available to such third party.
III. Providing Legal Protection (Both Inside and Out-of-Court Advocacy) And Taking Quick Measures To Prevent Losses
No matter how well you run a business or a business, it may appear that parties (business partners, employees, community, or government) feel disadvantaged that ultimately filed a lawsuit or suit.
Well if that happens then you do not have to worry because there is an advocate that will provide legal protection and defend the client’s legal interests both inside and outside the court (such as accompanying the court, prosecutor, court, mediation, negotiation, arbitration and so on).
Or vice versa, if your company is actually harm, then an advocate who will take legal steps available for and on behalf of the Company, against third parties that cause your company to lose.