A lawyer or advocate is a profession that upholds law enforcement for the benefit of clients, whether they are individuals, groups or legal entities that use these services. In carrying out this profession, a lawyer or advocate can be said to be a noble and honorable profession. Because in his job, apart from being a problem solver of a person, group or legal entity affected by the legal problem, he also directly fights for legal rights that should be obtained or accepted by parties who feel aggrieved from these legal problems.
Today, both individuals, organizations, companies, schools, foundations, or small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and others, it is very important to understand how important it is to have a lawyer who provides legal services and establish a legal service partnership or retainer with this lawyer or advocate. The question is, is it important and useful to use legal services from a lawyer? The answer is very important, because having permanent lawyers whether we are Individuals, Organizations, Companies, Schools, Foundations or Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and others is to protect and guarantee all aspects of our law as legal subjects when carrying out activities in the State of Indonesia this. Of course, it is also certain that in the form of business or other matters, we will be faced with laws that can unconsciously cause harm to the legal subject.
And here is a further explanation of the 4 important roles and benefits of lawyers’ legal services, both for individuals and legal entities, or in other words, to establish legal service cooperation with lawyers. Here’s the explanation:
Scope Of Legal Services
Legal Opinion or Legal Opinion
Attorneys will provide a Legal Opinion (Legal Opinion) to the Client in terms of legal issues related to the Legal Issues they face. For example, in the Corporate World and / or Small and Medium Business Entrepreneurs (SMEs), such as giving legal opinions about Business Contracts, Agreements with Third Parties, Employment / Labor Issues, Analyzing (Review) Contracts or Business Agreements in a language that is easier for the Client to understand, Designing (drafting) a contract or agreement required by the client, problems regarding civil or criminal law, as well as providing opinions or legal advice on the continuity of the client’s business so that it remains in compliance with applicable laws.
Attorneys will provide legal assistance to clients in every business activity or activity related to law against third parties, for example, such as:
a. Negotiation in terms of disputes that arise in legal issues obtained by clients concerning civil law issues or criminal law.
b. Accompanying clients in legal actions such as buying and selling movable and immovable goods so that they are protected by all legal aspects that will not harm the client in the future.
c. Take necessary actions to prevent and / or recover losses, in the form of collection of Receivables and Assets (Debt and Asset recovery) from clients.
Legality and Licensing
Ensuring that the legality and licensing of a client, especially a company, is still valid and in accordance with applicable regulations, such as: company deeds, decree letters and approvals from the Minister of Law
Attorneys or Advocates will provide legal assistance, assist and or represent clients in handling litigation cases involving clients either as Petitioners, Respondents, Plaintiffs, Defendants, or Co-Defendants in Civil cases. And also in criminal cases involving clients either as Witnesses, Reporters, Reported Parties, Suspects or Defendants.
Legal Services Benefits
a. The cost or costs incurred are lower, because you don’t have to pay every time you need legal services from a law firm;
b. Your legal interests will be more secure, because with a permanent Legal Consultant, the Law Office will prioritize Legal Handling for you; and
c. The existence of a permanent legal consultant for individuals, as well as in organizations, companies, schools, foundations, or small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and others will increase your credibility in the eyes of consumers, colleagues and of course your relations will also increase.
The above matters are the important roles and benefits of lawyers’ legal services, both for individuals and legal entities, or in other words, to establish legal service partnerships (retainers) with lawyers. Of course the legal services provided by lawyers are very instrumental and useful, and usually the period of time for these legal services varies, there are those who establish legal cooperation in a legal service agreement for a period of 6 (months), per period of 1 (one) year. , or for a period of 2 (two) years and some are using legal services from the lawyer or advocate per case. This depends on the agreement of both parties between the client and the lawyer or lawyer who will provide legal services to the client.