Tn this recent case the Court of Appeal had a few things to say on what circumstances might amount to economic duress. The case confirms the high threshold for proving economic duress. This will give comfort to parties to various types of long-term contracts, particularly those such as franchisors.
Supreme Court sets law on when you can sever wording from restrictive covenants to turn them from unenforceable into enforceable (the 'blue pencil' rule)
Is an agent allowed to earn commission from someone in return for introducing his principal if he hasn't told his principal about it?
Here is a case which looks at how on earth a court decides whether a contract was created and what its terms might have been when all the discussions were oral only, and nothing was put in writing.
Do you know what you're trying to achieve with a side letter to a contract?
When does a contract come into existence and how do you know what it says?
A sizzling tale involving a menage a trois of Russian oligarchs. Or - what does English law have to say about rights of first refusal on share transfers?
15/1/19 Is the Attorney General’s legal advice on the legal effect of the Protocol to the Withdrawal Agreement on Ireland and Northern Ireland (the “Protocol”) correct?
17/12/18 If you want to enter into a contract with someone, each side needs to give the other what is known as 'consideration'. You can't get something for nothing. The law is a bit silly here and it's largely a formality, as the value of the 'consideration' is irrelevant. That's why lots of contracts say...
17/12/19 Employers can be held liable for unlawful things done by their staff if these take place in the course of their employment. This can include work-related social events out of office and after hours, particularly if they are organised by the employer. But what about post-party incidents?