The difficulties associated with a partly oral and partly written contract were considered by the Supreme Court in an April 2019 decision involving the Fields Group, a security company based on the … [Read more...] about The significance of pre-contract negotiations
You may recall reading a few years ago about the wedding photographer who was sued by the bride and groom because, amongst other things, he missed photographing the all important first kiss. Whilst … [Read more...] about Was the kiss in the contract?
Sometimes the parties to a contract (which has already been signed and dated) will, for whatever reason, enter into another contract later on for exactly the same subject matter, but perhaps with … [Read more...] about Be clear about which contract is on foot
Consider this – you have entered into a contract to purchase a property, but for various reasons, the property no longer suits you. But it will suit your parents perfectly. So can you transfer the … [Read more...] about What is a Deed of Novation?
We have all heard of the saying – “be proactive, rather than reactive” – but what does that actually mean, particularly when you are talking in the context of a legal firm? It means taking steps … [Read more...] about What does it mean to be proactive, rather than reactive