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Commercial leases; what you should look out for

Taking on a lease of a commercial premises can be a nerve-racking and confusing process for any start-up business. There are many aspects to consider when drafting the key terms of a new lease and numerous traps for the unwary. Our commercial property team has put together this guide to highlight...

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Contract Law

Misrepresentation and Breach of Contract

How much care and attention must we pay during a contract negotiation? What is at risk if we are naïve during the negotiations and therefore we are persuaded to spend a lot of money for something which is not worth it? Can we claim for breach of contract? Firstly, please note that when someone...

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Contract Law

Contracts: what’s in a name?

When entering into a contract it is important to ensure the name of the party you are contracting with is correct. However, if a mistake is made all may not be lost. There are two recent High Court cases on this point (outlined below). The cases show that it may not be fatal to name a contracting ...

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Contract Law

Contract Law explained

Contracts are part of our daily lives, but we can’t pretend; English Contract Law is complex. Fortunately for us, in England and Wales, we have a well-defined body of law that regulates contracts. What is Contract Law? If you’re employed, you’ll no doubt have a contract. When you buy house...

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