Contracts & Rights

A new norm will dawn

The future reality for firms is in stark contrast to the situation before the pandemic, as Viv Williams explains

03 Jun 2020

The force majeure challenge

How Shawn Curran has automated the removal of force majeure language from contracts 
 

03 Jun 2020

Close protection

Alec Samuels considers the abuse of prepayments and deposits and how consumers should be protected

05 Feb 2020

Putting off the competition

Drafting effective restrictive covenants in a law firm’s partnership deed is vital to protect the firm against team moves which can be catastrophic, says Jennife

07 Nov 2019

Law Commission confirms validity of electronic signatures

The Law Commission has confirmed that electronic signatures can be used to execute documents and are, in most cases, a viable alternative to handwritte

12 Sep 2019

Whistling to a funder’s tune?

Different types of litigation funding can influence a claimant’s choice of venue, adding to the complexity of their decision making, explain Ben Pilbrow and Rut

23 Aug 2017

Taylor Review: The work starts now

David Widdowson discusses the recommendations of the report on modern employment practice and whether this will be enough to bring UK regulations up to date with the gi

08 Aug 2017

Ashley wins court case over £15m pub deal

No evidence to suggest Sports Direct owner concludes deals outside of senior management meetings, say

28 Jul 2017

Religious dress in the workplace: Achbita and Bougnaoui reconsidered

It is hard to reconcile the CJEU’s recent decisions on religious dress in the workplace with a genuine commitment to preventing discrimination, writes Paul Stanle

22 May 2017