We are all so used to entering into contracts on-line that we no longer read the T&C that apply. A recent survey showed that two-thirds do not read on-line terms and conditions. I find this frankly astonishing - surely it is ...
My series of 500-Word Contracts™ is designed to encourage the construction industry to rethink its contracts and to challenge the received wisdom of long, wordy contracts. Drafting by Lawyers for Lawyers One of the barriers to good drafting was worrying how the courts would interpret your contract... My lawyer predecessors were conscious that ...
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 ...
I hate to make assumptions or to speculate wildly, but … I have a sneaking suspicion that you don’t always understand your contracts. My Hunch? When I wrote this blog in 2013, my evidence was largely anecdotal. It came from: The Expert Although I’m rarely in total agreement with Tony Bingham, a columnist in ...