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Early Dispute Resolution

Here is a series of articles which examine what are the alternatives, what are the pros and cons of them and how can you best resolve the dispute early? Please get in touch if you want to discuss the options.

Alternative ways of resolving disputes

Having a dispute does not mean you have to go to court. Here is a series of articles which examine what are the alternatives, what are the pros and cons of them and how can you best resolve the dispute early? Please get in touch if you want to discuss the options.

The perils of unreasonable contract terms

In this, the fourth of a series of articles which looks at some of the most common perils of contracts and how to avoid them, we look at perils of unreasonable contract terms. There is what is called freedom of contract, so business people can agree whatever contract terms they want, within certain limits. Those limits depend on the type of contract terms and the types of contract in question, although certain liabilities can never be excluded.

Is the legal effect of an email signature the same as signing a letter, a contract or a guarantee?

In business we all send many emails every day. Amongst the thousands of emails we send and receive every year, some may form contracts, some may be intended to change existing contractual arrangements and some may be guaranteeing obligations of third parties. But, is the legal effect of putting your email signature on your email, the same as signing a letter, a contract or a guarantee? Or not? As with much in the law, the answer is that it depends.
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