MDW EXPRESS – The simple way to create legal documents
for start-ups and SME’s

We provide simple, cost-effective, high-quality, legal documents online.

Use our online service to create legal documents, all without attending a meeting. With a quick-turnaround on documents tailored to your business, at an affordable price.

Why use MDW Express?

There are plenty of services which allow you to input basic details to generate a templated legal document instantly. Usually, the only difference between your document and someone else’s is your name.

The problem is that a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t often allow for individual business characteristics and unique legal needs. That’s why, before we create your custom document, we get in touch with you to make sure we’re covering all bases.

MDW Express is a unique offering, expertly combining:

  • Our years of commercial and business experience
  • The ability to cater to individual needs
  • Streamlined legal services

First-rate service at a fraction of the cost.
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Our simple 4 step process:

Select the document that best suits your needs.

Agree to our terms and conditions then answer some straightforward questions so we can tailor the document to your precise requirements.

One of our expert lawyers will follow up with you within 24 hours.

Once your document is complete and your invoice is paid, the document is yours.

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Privacy Policy (Standard)

It is essential to have a Privacy Policy if you gather personal information about your customers. You are compelled to have a Privacy Policy if the Privacy Act applies to your business.

$600 + gst


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Privacy Policy (GDPR compliant)

If you are a business that holds personal data (someone’s name, phone number, address, email and bank details) of people from the EU, you must have a General Data Regulation Protection (GDPR) compliant privacy policy.

$700 + gst


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IP Assignment Agreement

If someone develops a mobile app for you and you want to secure the IP rights, that person must assign their IP rights to you using an IP Assignment Agreement.

$750 + gst



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Shareholders Agreement

A Shareholders Agreement is crucial because it manages your company’s shareholding structure, operation and ownership.

$990 + gst



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Employment Agreement

Our Employment Agreement clearly and correctly sets out the employer’s expectation, employee’s entitlements and the conditions of employment.

$750 + gst



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Terms and Conditions

Anyone operating a website, mobile app, desktop app, SaaS platform, or e-commerce business needs a terms and conditions statement (T&Cs).

$850 + gst



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Services Agreement

A Services Agreement is used to alleviate doubts and minimise potential disputes by setting out terms between a customer and a service provider.

$900 + gst



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TEAM

LL.B., B.A. – Principal

Josh is a corporate and commercial lawyer with experience across a broad range of industries, including retail, health services, information technology, media, property and construction. He provides expert strategic advice to start-ups around business structures and governing documentation, funding rounds, exit transactions, shareholder agreements and more.

B.A. J.D. Grad Dip LP – Associate

Marco holds Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Melbourne. Since joining the firm in 2015, he’s worked in the commercial, litigation and media teams providing general commercial and intellectual property advice to clients. He’s also advised start-up clients (Pre-Seed to Series C) on equity investment, intellectual property, corporate structure and employment law.

Since 1975 we have provided expert legal advice across several areas pf practice from property and family law to commercial and media law.

From individuals in need of urgent advice to publicly listed companies requiring complex litigation, we have the experience and the knowledge to help with any legal issue. Our lawyers have a reputation for their specialised experience, their practical and cost effective approach and their friendly, personal service.

CONTACT

If you’ve got any questions we’re just a call away on 03 9670 5000. Alternatively, fill out the enquiry form and we’ll get back asap.

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Privacy Policy (Standard)

By ticking this box, and using any of our MDW Express documents, you confirm that you agree to our Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. Please read these carefully and contact us on 03 9670 5000 if you have any questions.

Privacy Policy (GDPR compliant)

By ticking this box, and using any of our MDW Express documents, you confirm that you agree to our Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. Please read these carefully and contact us on 03 9670 5000 if you have any questions.

Intellectual Property (IP) Assignment Agreement

By ticking this box, and using any of our MDW Express documents, you confirm that you agree to our Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. Please read these carefully and contact us on 03 9670 5000 if you have any questions.

Shareholders Agreement

By ticking this box, and using any of our MDW Express documents, you confirm that you agree to our Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. Please read these carefully and contact us on 03 9670 5000 if you have any questions.

Employment Agreement

By ticking this box, and using any of our MDW Express documents, you confirm that you agree to our Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. Please read these carefully and contact us on 03 9670 5000 if you have any questions.

Terms and Conditions

By ticking this box, and using any of our MDW Express documents, you confirm that you agree to our Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. Please read these carefully and contact us on 03 9670 5000 if you have any questions.

Services Agreement

By ticking this box, and using any of our MDW Express documents, you confirm that you agree to our Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. Please read these carefully and contact us on 03 9670 5000 if you have any questions.

TERMS OF USE

Thank you for using MDW Express. We appreciate your use of our services. Please read these terms of use (‘Terms’) and our Privacy Policy carefully as they govern your use of our website.

This website www.mdwexpress.com.au (‘Website’) is operated by us. We may amend these Terms at any time, and by continuing to use our Website, you accept the Terms and our Privacy Policy as they apply, and as amended from time to time.

We welcome your feedback. Please contact us through our Website or by phone or email.

1. TERMS OF USE

(1) In using MDW Express, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not accept these Terms, you must refrain from using MDW Express. Please review our Privacy Policy which also governs your use of the information we provide in relation to our services to understand our practices regarding personally identifiable information about you that we collect through our business. The Privacy Policy is incorporated herein and made a part of these Terms.

2. DISCLAIMER

(1) MDW Express documents do not constitute legal advice and must not be relied upon by you as a substitute for seeking legal advice. Your use of MDW Express documents does not create a solicitor-client relationship between you and marshalls+dent+wilmoth and we recommend that you seek our legal professional advice specific to your circumstances before acting or relying on any part the documents. The law and other relevant circumstances may change from time to time and we do not guarantee that MDW Express documents will be error-free, complete or up-to-date. We are not responsible for (1) any action taken or not taken in reliance on MDW Express documents; (2) any information (regardless of its nature) provided or not provided by you in connection with MDW Express documents, including (without limitation) information provided or not provided by you in response to a prompt or question necessary for the auto generation of an MDW Express document.

(2) You acknowledge that your circumstances and business needs may require us to obtain further instructions from you and/or perform further work on MDW Express documents, in which case we reserve the right to charge you an additional cost based on the scope of such further work agreed between you and marshalls+dent+wilmoth. A solicitor-client relationship will only commence upon us being formally engaged by you to perform such further work on those MDW Express Documents that had previously been auto- generated.

(3) Your use of MDW Express documents is subject to this Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy.

3. WHO MAY USE OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

(1) As a condition of your use of MDW Express and the supply of our services, you warrant that:

(a) you are at least 18 years of age;

(b) you are a person authorised to enter into a legally binding contract if you are using our services on behalf of another person or legal entity; and

(c) all relevant consents have been obtained to use our services.

(2) We retain the right in our sole discretion to deny anyone access to MDW Express or the services that we offer, at any time and for any reason.

3. NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION

(1)​ Unless otherwise indicated, the information on MDW Express aims to provide a general overview on matters of interest only. It’s not intended to be comprehensive, nor to constitute legal advice.

(2) You use MDW Express at your own risk. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any information made available on MDW Express.

(3) Your use of MDW Express or the receipt of any information via MDW Express does not create a solicitor-client relationship between us.

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NOTICE

(1) Unless otherwise indicated, we own the copyright and other intellectual property rights in the content on MDW Express, including any material in downloadable files (together, Content). Please don’t infringe those rights.

(2) Copyright in MDW Express (including text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and software) and our Content are owned or licensed to us.

(3) You may only use the Content for non-commercial, personal or internal business purposes. However, you must not reproduce, distribute, exploit, use or create derivative works from any of the Content for any purpose other than to assist you in operating your business.

5. THIRD PARTY LINKS

(1) Some of the information provided on MDW Express may concern products or services or may be the information of third parties. We are not responsible for the accuracy of this information or the suitability or quality of the products and services of the third parties. You should contact the relevant third party supplier directly to enquire on that information prior to entering into a transaction in relation to the third party products and services depicted on MDW Express. The third-party products, services and information are not provided or endorsed by us and your legal relationship is with the third-party supplier.

(2) MDW Express may contain links and other pointers to Internet websites operated by third parties. We do not control these linked websites and are not responsible for the contents of any linked website. The links are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, any endorsement by us of the site or the products or services provided at those sites. You link to any such website is entirely at your own risk.

6. NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY

(1) The information contained in MDW Express is presented for the purpose of outlining our services. All information contained on MDW Express, including information relating to third party products and services (if any), is for information purposes only.

(2) We do not warrant that services descriptions or other Content on MDW Express is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

(3) In addition, we do not make any representations or warranties that the information we provide is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to that information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure.

(4) We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us.

7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

(1) To the maximum extent permissible at law including under the Australian Consumer Law, we are not liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, any claims or losses for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of MDW Express or the provision of or failure to provide any products or services.

(2) We expressly exclude liability for any inaccuracies or errors on MDW Express to the fullest extent permitted by law.

(3) If a supply under these Terms is a supply of goods or services to a consumer within the meaning of the Australian Consumer Law (contained in Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)), nothing contained in these Terms excludes, restricts or modifies the application of any provision, the exercise of any right or remedy, or the imposition of any liability under the Australian Consumer Law, provided that, to the extent that the Australian Consumer Law permits us to limit our liability, then our liability is limited to:

(a)  in the case of services, the cost of supplying the services again or payment of the cost of having the services supplied again; and

(b) in the case of software or other goods, the cost of replacing the goods, supplying equivalent goods or having the goods repaired, or payment of the cost of replacing the goods, supplying equivalent goods or having the goods repaired,

and except in the case of a major failure (as that term is defined in the Australian Consumer Law), we can elect as between the remedies set out in paragraphs (a) and (b) above.

8. INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify us, our affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred, suffered or arising out of or in connection with any direct or indirect consequences of you accessing, using or transacting on MDW Express or attempts to do so and any breach by you or your agents of these Terms. By entering MDW Express, you agree to indemnify us from and against all actions, claims, suits, demands, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses (whether in tort or in contract including and without limitation, negligence) arising out of or in any way connected to the use of MDW Express by you.

9. FORCE MAJEURE

Notwithstanding any other provision of these Terms, we need not act if it is impossible to act due to force majeure, meaning any cause beyond its control (including war, riot, natural disaster or law taking effect after the date of these Terms). We have no responsibility or liability for any loss or expense suffered or incurred by you because of not acting for so long as the force majeure continues.

10. GENERAL

These Terms and your use of MDW Express are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia.

© 2019 MDW Express. All Rights Reserved.

Terms last updated 10th October 2019.

DISCLAIMER

“MDW Express documents do not constitute legal advice and must not be relied upon by you as a substitute for seeking legal advice. Your use of MDW Express documents does not create a solicitor-client relationship between you and marshalls+dent+wilmoth and we recommend that you seek our legal professional advice specific to your circumstances before acting or relying on any part the documents. The law and other relevant circumstances may change from time to time and we do not guarantee that MDW Express documents will be error-free, complete or up-to-date. We are not responsible for (1) any action taken or not taken in reliance on MDW Express documents; (2) any information (regardless of its nature) provided or not provided by you in connection with MDW Express documents, including (without limitation) information provided or not provided by you in response to a prompt or question necessary for the auto generation of an MDW Express document.

You acknowledge that your circumstances and business needs may require us to obtain further instructions from you and/or perform further work on MDW Express documents, in which case we reserve the right to charge you an additional cost based on the scope of such further work agreed between you and marshalls+dent+wilmoth. A solicitor-client relationship will only commence upon us being formally engaged by you to perform such further work on those MDW Express Documents that had previously been auto- generated (Further Work).

To the extent that it is deemed that in the absence of any Further Work the provision of this chatbot or the document that is auto-generated on the basis of your responses to the chatbot constitutes legal advice or the provision of legal services by us, you agree that by using this chatbot and receiving the document, you agree to the costs agreement and disclosure statement (as this documents appears at this link) and that our retainer to you and scope of our services to be provided is strictly limited to the use of this chatbot and the provision of the document based on your answers to the chatbot interview.

Privacy Policy (Standard)

It is essential to have a Privacy Policy if you gather personal information about your customers.  You are compelled to have a Privacy Policy if the Privacy Act applies to your business. The Privacy Policy will outline how and why your business collects, uses, discloses and stores the customers’ personal information. It is one of your most important legal documents because it tells your customers you are serious about their privacy.

Privacy Policy (GDPR compliant)

If you are a business that holds personal data (someone’s name, phone number, address, email and bank details) of people from the EU, you must have a General Data Regulation Protection (GDPR) compliant privacy policy. The GDPR was introduced by the EU in May 2018 and applies to organisations in the EU and those outside, no matter the size of the business. Our experts in the privacy space now make it easy for you to get a GDPR compliant privacy policy that complies with Australia’s Privacy Act.

Intellectual Property (IP) Assignment Agreement

If someone develops a mobile app for you and you want to secure the IP rights, that person must assign their IP rights to you using an IP Assignment Agreement. There are many other scenarios that call for an IP Assignment Agreement and we’ll help to shape the extent, scope and terms of yours.

Shareholders Agreement

A Shareholders Agreement is crucial because it manages your company’s shareholding structure, operation and ownership.Although each agreement will be different, a basic Shareholders Agreement typically deals with the:

  • right to appoint directors
  • voting and management rights
  • procedures for acquisition or disposal of shares
  • tag-along and drag-along rights
  • good leaver and bad leaver provisions
  • dispute resolution
  • restriction of trade.

Employment Agreement

Our Employment Agreement clearly and correctly sets out the:

  • employer’s expectation
  • employee’s entitlements
  • conditions of employment.

We can help you navigate these challenging waters.

Terms and Conditions

Anyone operating a website, mobile app, desktop app, SaaS platform, or e-commerce business needs a terms and conditions statement (T&Cs). T&Cs outline your and your customers’ rights i.e. who can do what on your platform. The T&Cs help you avoid consumer law issues and unfair contract disputes.

Services Agreement

A Services Agreement is used to alleviate doubts and minimise potential disputes by setting out terms between a customer and a service provider such as the:

  • scope of work
  • payment terms
  • delivery schedule
  • termination
  • intellectual proper ownership.