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A Legally Binding Contract That You Didn't Mean to Enter?
A Legally Binding Contract That You Didn't Mean to Enter?
It's surprisingly easy to become party to a contract without actually meaning to, which of course can have significant consequences. We explain how to recognise a…...
A Sample Confidentiality Agreement
A Sample Confidentiality Agreement
Do you need a confidentiality agreement for a project or business deal? Find a sample agreement and other information here....
Breach of Contract
Breach of Contract
Breach of contract can occur if any of the agreed terms and conditions of a contract are broken, and the consequences can lead to legal action....
Confidentiality Agreements Explained
Confidentiality Agreements Explained
Confidentiality agreements are legally binding contracts that prohibit the recipient from disclosing sensitive information to the public....
Contract Clauses Explained
Contract Clauses Explained
Many contracts can have pages of clauses setting out the terms and conditions of the agreement, these clauses need to be read and fully understood before any signature…...
Contracts and Risk
Contracts and Risk
In contracts where goods pass from one party to another, there is always an element of ‘risk’. For example if goods are damaged in transit, who pays? This article…...
Contracts for Goods: Your Statutory Rights
Contracts for Goods: Your Statutory Rights
Your Consumer Rights as codified by the Sale of Goods Act, what they cover and how they relate to written contracts....
Copyright & The Law
Copyright & The Law
Copyright laws were set out to protect the rights of the creator of the original works and to stop the theft and exploitation of these works....
Implied Terms in Contracts
Implied Terms in Contracts
Why a contract may contain an implied term; the difference between express terms and implied terms; and, the three ways in which a term may be implied into a contract....
Jurisdiction in Contracts
Jurisdiction in Contracts
Why the nominated jurisdiction of your contract is so important - as it has a bearing on whether or not you will be able to enforce an agreement or judgment if necessary....
Legally Binding Contracts
Legally Binding Contracts
Although they are used every day, many people are unaware of what actually constitutes a legally binding contract....
Making Your Own Contracts
Making Your Own Contracts
For certain contracts legal expertise will be needed when drafting a contract but for some simple acceptance and offer contracts there are only a few basic…...
Patents & The Law
Patents & The Law
Patent law exists in order to protect the rights of the inventor and to stop inventions from being exploited by others....
Power of Attorney
Power of Attorney
It is vital that the right person is choosen when granting a power of attorney as this person may have the final say in financial or health matters relating to the…...
Remedies for Breach of Contract
Remedies for Breach of Contract
This article explains the remedies that are available to a party where they have suffered loss as a result of breach of contract, and the court’s powers before and…...
The Law & Verbal Agreements
The Law & Verbal Agreements
In most cases the law considers a verbal agreement as legally binding, and breach of this agreement could see law courts brought in to resolve a dispute....
The Law of Contracts
The Law of Contracts
The law of contracts is a set of rules that govern what exactly constitutes a contract, and if needed, to enforce the obligations and agreements within a contract....
Trust and Contracts
Trust and Contracts
Trust and contracts may seem like a co-dependant relationship but it is always sensible to set out all agreements and terms and conditions in a clear written contract....
Unfairness in Contracts
Unfairness in Contracts
A contract term that is found to be unfair by the court is not enforceable. Whether you are acting in the course of a business or a consumer it is well worth…...
What is a Constructive Trust?
What is a Constructive Trust?
A constructive trust can be formed where one person is unfairly put in a better position to another person's detriment. The best example is unmarried couples who share…...
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