Category: Contract law

May 10, 2020 admin

The lockdown due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has meant that almost all weddings have been cancelled. We explore what the legal impact of this is and what we can do to help. Many venues (as well as caterers, wedding planners and other goods or services providers) have cancelled du to he pandemic. The unfortunate thing…

May 8, 2020 admin

Commercial tenants have been offered extra protections from eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic by the UK government. If you’re facing difficulties with your landlord or paying rent, here’s what you need to do. While commercial tenants are protected from eviction outright during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, your landlord may still be putting pressure on you…

March 18, 2020 admin

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly impacted businesses worldwide – but can it be blamed for breaches of contract? The coronavirus’s spread has caught many a business and, even, country off guard. Government lockdowns and self-isolation (forced or otherwise) will impact on the delivery of goods and services and some may be out of pocket as…

March 17, 2020 admin

Shareholders often forget that a Shareholders’ Agreement can act as a will for your business. Often a Shareholders’ Agreement simply covers what shareholders can and can’t do, powers to remove or appoint directors and how dividends are dealt with. In reality, they can do much more. Here are 5 reasons why you need one for…

February 17, 2020 admin

The Law of Surprise is a confusing but key plot device in The Witcher series. But could it ever constitute a legally-binding agreement? The Law of Surprise originates from the mind of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, popularised in the The Witcher series. The series has hit international consciousness through successful adaptations into both video games…

July 29, 2019 admin

Is Brexit frustrating? It may sound like a daft question: after all, on a commercial, political and indeed personal basis, many would say yes. But what about in a contractual sense? That Brexit is a frustration for many businesses may well appear to be an obvious statement. However, in commercial law, frustration has an enhanced…