Dr Cedric Spencer is a business adviser, solicitor and academic. His business experiences include: Managing Director of a freight company for which he was nominated for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1993; owner/operator of several small businesses in the Asia Pacific region; and General Manager of a retail chainstore in New Zealand and Singapore. In law, he is a Solicitor and Barrister of the NSW Supreme Court and High Court of Australia; a Volunteer Solicitor with a community legal centre and Senior Lecturer; and Discipline Leader for Law with Holmes Institute Sydney. He practices at Teddington Legal specialising in the area of commercial/business related law. His teaching experience include lecturing and coordinating in both postgraduate and undergraduate courses with the University of Newcastle, Macquarie University, Charles Sturt University, University of New England, and University of Technology Sydney. He is a Supervisor for Doctor of Business Administration research students with Southern Cross University. He served as a Member of Academic Senate for Masters Program with the International College of Management Sydney and as Postgraduate Member with Bond University Ltd. He is also a member of several associations and adviser to some of them. Specialties His area of specialty is in small to medium sized business, retail, international trade and commercial law – e.g. corporations, partnerships, contracts, torts, succession, litigation, employment, and business related crime/offences. He has over 20 years' experience in small to medium sized businesses, business related matters, handling business people – e.g. negotiations with creditors, suppliers, franchisors, customers/suppliers, et
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How the Plain English and Free Access to Law movements may have opened up an area of opportunity previously unavailable to most small businesses, DBA thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW (2011)
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