Home > > About Our Site

About Our Site

By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 29 Nov 2010 | comments*Discuss
 
About Our Site

ContractsAndAgreements was formed to offer a unique reference point on understanding contracts and agreements.

Our website is dedicated to explaining the most common elements of a valid contract. It addresses a wide range of situations from which typical contractual relationships are formed, whether or not that agreement is evidenced in writing, on a handshake or by a course of habitual behaviour.

ContractsAndAgreements govern the majority of our dealings in daily life. However, it can be daunting to read a lengthy contract, especially if it contains legalese and terminology that is both unfamiliar and difficult to understand.

On the other hand informal agreements can leave both parties uncertain as to whether or not there is a contract and whether it might be enforceable. This site clarifies the fundamentals of English contract law and explains some of the most frequently used legal terms and clauses that are used in typical legal documents.

ContractsAndAgreements explains a whole host of legally binding situations, such as contracts when buying goods or services (consumer contracts), contracts entered into between businesses (commercial contracts), contracts of employment, property contracts as well as the relationship contract that is marriage, and maintenance and other family matters.

Our concern was that there was no single UK resource for interesting features and practical advice on this subject.

Our features and articles are written by experts - who have experience, or a particular interest in this area.

Our Background

ContractsAndAgreements was founded by John Rowlinson, the founder of PtS.

John, through PtS, is involved in a number of ventures including software and property companies. A percentage of revenue from these activities goes towards funding ContractsAndAgreements and a number of similar sites.

Our focus is simply on having experts create the highest quality information possible that is widely read.

Related Articles in the 'Site Information' Category...
Latest Comments
  • MN73
    Re: The Law & Verbal Agreements
    @Jim - he won't be able to sue you, but you might get a black mark against your name on the site you sold it from. Mark.
    27 February 2017
  • ContractsAndAgreements
    Re: The Law & Verbal Agreements
    Lovelyloz - Your Question:Hi I entered into a verbal agreement with a family friend to have a driveway and side wall put in we…
    27 February 2017
  • ContractsAndAgreements
    Re: What If I Don't Have a Written Contract With My Employer?
    Jem - Your Question:I worked in a company for a year I was started last Feb 2016 and I hot…
    27 February 2017
  • Jim
    Re: The Law & Verbal Agreements
    i promised to sell a hockey mask on a vintage hockey site to a buyer for $50.00 no money changed hands. Another buyer offered…
    26 February 2017
  • Reshma
    Re: The Law & Verbal Agreements
    I entered into a verbal contract with my mother. We agreed to purchase a car on finance and pay 50/50 on the car repayments…
    26 February 2017
  • Roachie
    Re: The Law & Verbal Agreements
    Hi, The rare bumper of my vehicle was damage so I took it to the garage for an estimate. I was later told to leave the vehicle…
    26 February 2017
  • Lovelyloz
    Re: The Law & Verbal Agreements
    Hi I entered into a verbal agreement with a family friend to have a driveway and side wall put in we paid all the money in…
    26 February 2017
  • Jem
    Re: What If I Don't Have a Written Contract With My Employer?
    I worked in a company for a year I was started last Feb 2016 and I hot my contract on march…
    26 February 2017
  • Nizthebiz
    Re: Intellectual Property Agreements
    I have signed a personal guarantee and a long term services agreement which had a non compete clause, the latter has now been…
    25 February 2017
  • Mand
    Re: Changing a Contract
    I tupe to a new employer on March 1st. I received a pay rise from my current employer on December 1st. Does my new employer have to honour this?
    24 February 2017
Further Reading...
Our Most Popular...
Add to my Yahoo!
Add to Google
Stumble this
Add to Twitter
Add To Facebook
RSS feed
You should seek independent professional advice before acting upon any information on the ContractsAndAgreements website. Please read our Disclaimer.