Rather than invoice on an hourly basis and incur expenses that they cannot afford, Jeremy Lack offers a range of retainer agreements to start-up companies and NGOs operating in a global and flattening world to enable them to plan their budgets, limit their expenses, and gain access to international legal services that such entities often cannot afford. This involves also having access to a range of legal and IP services and firms in the UK, USA and Switzerland at preferential rates for Jeremy Lack’s clients. Jeremy Lack also serves on the Board of Directors and acts as in-house counsel to several start-ups and NGOs. These services are offered in particular to companies operating in the Life Sciences, Information Technology, Public Health and/or public/private sector partnerships.

Services Include:

  • Setting up appropriate legal entities & structures
  • IP Support (filing, protecting, enforcing, licensing, etc.)
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Transactions
  • Private Equity Negotiations
  • Dealing with administrative and legal issues
  • Negotiating and executing contracts
  • Implementing compliance programmes
  • Dispute prevention and resolution support
  • Business Development Support
  • Negotiating distribution and supply agreements
  • Brand management
  • Risk management support
  • Collaborative Research & Development Agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Support to family offices and trusts
  • Ombudsperson
  • Meetings facilitator
Sample clients:
  • Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) (
  • SonarSource SA: Code inspection software SME (
  • FIND: A not-for-profit diagnostics foundation (
  • M3AT: A medical device wastemanagement start-up (
  • MindMaze Group: Immersive neural technology for mind-machine interactions (
  • Partnership Capital LLP: A private equity Development Capital partnership fund