If you have spent time and effort carefully crafting an agreement, then you should never mark them ‘subject to contract’. This phrase is only relevant when you are still discussing or negotiating your contract. It does not apply and should not be used in any other circumstances. Using 'Subject to Contract' This ...
You may have heard that under English laws, individuals and companies have "freedom to contract". But what on earth does that mean? Freedom to contract has two aspects: What This Means in Practice First, you can enter into bad, unwise and unfair bargains and no-one can stop you (provided it is legal). Second, no ...
Many contracts 'try to take account of all eventualities that can be foreseen' - this means they are comprehensive. What are the advantages of these, often lengthy, contracts? Some of these are set out in a 10-point blog by DLH Solicitors. I want to respond ...
What Is a Contract? There are five essentials for a contract: offer, acceptance, intention to create a contract, consideration (the price or a promise) and certain & complete terms. A random bundle of letters will rarely be enough for a contract (the image is from Yorkshire Sculpture Park). Whether your letter ...