We have a proven track record of navigating complex concepts and ideas to deliver courses of effective action and commercially sound solutions that add real value.
Each of our trusted clients faces unique opportunities and challenges but all of them share our ethos - to make a positive social and environmental impact on the world. That is why every client we work with contributes to the achievement of at least one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Castian Global has also made continuing commitments to globally recognised initiatives such as the United Nations Global Compact and Tree Nation to stand by our own guiding principles.
We have assisted many high-growth businesses and start-ups. Our specialist start-up services include:
• drafting and reviewing term sheets, shareholders agreements and subscription agreements;
• providing advice on raising capital;
• providing advice on corporate governance;
• setting up a cap table;
• negotiating with VCs, angels and sophisticated investors; and
• establishing employee share schemes.
We can help your business to draft and review contracts so that they are clear and commercial, effectively allocate risk and anticipate common sources of disputes to minimise the likelihood of litigation.
We help clients with a wide range of contracts, including:
• shareholders agreements;
• franchise agreements;
• sale of business agreements;
• confidentiality agreements;
• joint venture and partnership agreements;
• loan agreements;
• service and consultancy agreements;
• employment and contractor agreements;
• distribution and supply agreements; and
• licence agreements.
We can assist with all stages of corporate M&A transactions including business structuring, buying an existing business, selling your business, joint ventures, conducting due diligence and other acquisitions or disposals.
Commercial disputes are common – and, as your business grows, it’s likely that you’ll have to deal with a dispute with a competitor, supplier, customer, employee or even business partner. We can help resolve your dispute at the early stages, so that you can focus on what’s most important for your business.
We can help employers anticipate, manage and resolve workplace issues. We can assist with:
• drafting and reviewing employment contracts;
• drafting and reviewing workplace policies, handbooks and guidelines;
• drafting and reviewing contractor’s agreements;
• negotiating terms and conditions of employment;
• providing advice on restraints of trade and enforcement of restraints;
• providing advice on employee and contractor employment relationships; and
• providing advice on terminations of employment, including entitlements to reasonable notice or bonuses.
We can help you understand the different types of intellectual property that exist and guide you through the steps to protect what is yours. It is important to note that protecting your intellectual property is not only about getting a trade mark or patenting an invention, but also protecting trade secrets and confidential information. We can also provide specialist services to e-commerce and IT businesses, including assistance with terms and conditions, web development and related project agreements, licensing, distributorship, sale agency and SaaS documentation.
In today’s technology-driven economy, the protection of data and privacy generally is a key business risk. Whether you are a start-up with global ambitions or a multinational organisation with local issues, data and privacy protection should form a central element of any business strategy.
We are well placed to assist you with any issue you may have in relation to data and privacy protection.
We offer our clients trusted and reputable directorship services on a short or longer-term basis. We are always available to share our industry insights and experiences and to provide a sounding-board to management teams or entrepreneurs looking for a professional and unbiased opinion.
We can leverage our extensive professional network to help you find and manage specialist service providers as and when needed.
A trusted legal advisor to boards and management teams of private and public companies across sectors in Europe and Asia Pacific. She has also co-founded a number of businesses and managed several non-governmental organizations.
A highly motivated and experienced corporate M&A and commercial lawyer. Over a decade of wide ranging, in-depth transactional knowledge gained from working in private practice with top-tier international law firms in Edinburgh, London and Singapore and on extended blue-chip company secondments. Key skills in complex, cross border private and public M&A transactions, corporate governance matters, equity capital market deals, private equity and cross-industry contract work.