Date: 03 Jul 2018, Filed under: Contract Law, Contracts and Agreements
If you suffer loss because of a breach of contract the Court may award damages to compensate you for that loss.
Date: 13 Jun 2018, Filed under: Contract Law, Litigation and dispute resolution
Even if you win your dispute, you will generally not be able to recover all of your legal fees and costs from the other party.
Date: 10 May 2018, Filed under: Contract Law, Commercial Law
The usual way of giving evidence in Court is via a witness statement or affidavit. The other way is to give evidence orally from the witness box, however...
Date: 07 May 2018, Filed under: Contract Drafting & Disputes, Contract Law
The purpose of a Deed of Settlement and Release is to bring to an end (‘fully and finally settle’) a legal proceeding and/or any dispute.
Date: 27 Apr 2018, Filed under: Contract Law
It can be a daunting task to draft a statement of claim, even for a lawyer, because there are so many rules and requirements.
Date: 24 Apr 2018, Filed under: Contract Law, Contract Disputes
Sometimes a contract will impose a discretionary obligation on a party. In what circumstances will the Courts require such an obligation to be perfor...
Date: 24 Apr 2018, Filed under: Contract Law
Contracts should ideally contain all of the terms the parties wish to include to regulate their contractual relationship. Contracts should ideally contain...
Date: 20 Mar 2018, Filed under: Contract Law, Contracts and Agreements
Contracts generally contain a ‘definitions’ clause setting out defined terms which are used repeatedly in the contract.
Often the definitions clause...
Date: 14 Feb 2018, Filed under: Contract Law, Commercial Law
A restraint of trade is a common clause in sale of business agreements. The clause will protect the purchaser of the business by preventing the vendor...
Date: 19 Jan 2018, Filed under: Contract Law, Contracts and Agreements
Occasionally it is alleged that a contract is a sham. But what is a sham contract and how do the Courts deal with them?