This is a slightly unusual one for a blog on which I normally cover solely Internet, tech, and telecoms issues. But there is a link! A friend asked me a while back whether, if they emailed their MP Read more
A new bill, the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill, proposes to prohibit the inclusion of "computer code" in UK company names. It's only a bill - it is not yet law - but it amused me, so Read more
If you are selling online to consumers, you are required to ensure that the final "order" button, which the consumer presses to place an order, makes it sufficiently clear that the consumer is Read more
If you've worked with contracts for any length of time, you'll have had a discussion / argument with someone as to whether a party's obligation to do something should be: absolute
limited to them Read more
Last week, I completed the eighth and final week of Ken Adams's "Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass". The course is described as "Sophisticated online training in drafting clearer contracts", Read more
1 tl;dr A former client left one negative review of a law firm.
The law firm sued.
The court held the review was defamatory, and ordered it to be removed.
The court's judgment was published, and the Read more
The pandemic is getting worse, democracy in the USA seems to have collapsed, and if you have to say "you're still on mute" one more time, you'll explode. And it's only the 11th of January. Here are Read more
The Court of Appeal has published its decision on the meaning of "goodwill" in a contract. Even if you don't use the term "goodwill" in your contracts, this is a useful decision for anyone who Read more
1 The legal Twitterverse has been alive this week with discussions of a tweet by Kanye West about the value of plain English contract drafting. He said: We need Plain English contracts. A Lawyers Read more