Free IBA Workshops!

We team up with Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) to present FREE workshops across Australia. We have presented in places including Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Rutherford, Roebourne, Port Augusta, Darwin, Canberra and more.

Joint Ventures & the Law:

Joint Ventures & the Law is a business development workshop specifically designed for the needs of Indigenous entrepreneurs, organisations and prescribed body corporates (PBCs) who are considering a joint venture (JV).


Law Way:

Law Way is a business development workshop specifically designed for Indigenous entrepreneurs and businesses. The Law Way Workshop will show you a better pathway for professional development. 

New workshop dates TBA

About the presenters

Anika Valenti (BA LLB) is the Senior solicitor at Terri Janke and Company. She helps clients manage their business and commercial issues by advising and presenting on a wide array of matters, including business incorporation and governance, Indigenous Procurement Policies, intellectual property (IP) and Indigenous Cultural & Intellectual Property (ICIP) protection & management, consumer law, privacy and confidentiality. Recently, Anika developed Cultural Protocols and associated legal contracts for protection of community IP and ICIP for The Keeping Place Project with Indigenous Land Corporation as well as ICIP Protocols for the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, State Library of NSW, National Museum of Australia, Batchelor Institute and the Atlas of Living Australia (CSIRO). In 2018 Anika travelled extensively around Australia providing educational training to Indigenous creatives and businesses concerning their business ventures, IP and ICIP, and branding. 

Elizabeth Mason (BA LLB) is a practising lawyer at Terri Janke and Company. She has expertise in commercial and governance matters and assists clients to protect their assets and manage risks in business ventures. She helps clients to determine what legal structure is right for their business and can assist with setting up new companies, including drafting Shareholders Agreements and company Constitutions. She has assisted a number of Indigenous business owners to establish joint ventures and can advise on the Indigenous Procurement Policy and Supply Nation requirements. Elizabeth also has expertise working with Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients to develop Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) Protocols.

Pat Goulding (BA LLB) is a proud Dharug man who recently completed a combined Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales. He has worked at Supply Nation where he researched the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) and its interaction with Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses. Pat is passionate about the role of education in empowering communities and families. He works at UNSW with Indigenous youth as part of the Winter School Program and as a Resident Fellow providing pastoral and academic support to students living on campus.

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All professional photography is by Jamie James at James Photographic Services.

The painting  'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019) by Rene Kulitja has been used under license in the firm photographs on the TJC website homepage, staff profiles, careers and services pages. Visit Maruku Arts for more work by Rene Kulitja.

The visual artwork ‘Freshwater Lagoon 1’ by Lisa Michl Ko-manggen has been used under license in some photographs and videos. Visit Cape York Art for more work by Ko-manggen.

The painting ‘My Country’ by Bibi Barba has been used under license in some photographs and Law Way videos. Visit Bibi's website.

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