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
I was reading over the weekend about a freelancer, who was making a living selling videos and other content through an online platform. They were doing pretty well, and had amassed a considerable Read more
The UK government has published some guidance, "Guidance on responsible contractual behaviour in the performance and enforcement of contracts impacted by the Covid-19 emergency". It's here. What it Read more
Updated 19 May 2020: added a section on DNS blocking The Consumer Protection (Enforcement) (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2020 were published yesterday, and they contain a new injunction which can be Read more