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Giving a Personal Guarantee
Giving a Personal Guarantee
Whether you're guaranteeing a loan, overdraft or your spouse's business - don't sign a personal guarantee until you've read this article!...
How to Interpret a Contract
How to Interpret a Contract
Invaluable information on the elements required to create a valid contract and what to look for when reviewing terms....
Invalid Contract Examples
Invalid Contract Examples
What is the difference between a contract and a promise? Can a gift be enforced in the courts? Find answers to this and other questions here....
Legal Terminology or Jargon in Contracts
Legal Terminology or Jargon in Contracts
If you've ever been baffled by legal terminology in contracts, find out the meanings of some commonly used words here....
Policies and Contracts
Policies and Contracts
Have you been adversely affected by a policy decision? Although different to a contract there are certain ways in which you can challenge decisions made by public…...
Questionnaire: What To Do When a Contract is Breached?
Questionnaire: What To Do When a Contract is Breached?
What to do if you are party to a contract that the other side has breached, whether it is remediable and how you may be entitled to damages....
Smith Vs Hughes: Offer and Acceptance
Smith Vs Hughes: Offer and Acceptance
Smith v Hughes is a very important legal case relating to whether a seller is under a duty to correct a buyer's mistaken belief as to the nature of the goods he is…...
What Are Boilerplate Clauses?
What Are Boilerplate Clauses?
Ever wanted to know what the clauses in contracts mean and why they are there? Find out here....
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