What is The De Minimis Rule?
The De Minimis rule is a common law principle that is used to prevent the law from intervening where matters are extremely immaterial. This is because considering matters which areRead More
How do Early Contractor Involvement’s (ECI) Work?
Traditionally, construction contracts only allow the principal contractors to be engaged in projects once major decisions and design details have been completed. However, an early contractor involvement- also referred toRead More
Can I Transfer Ownership of a Patent?
There are a few ways that the owner of a patent can transfer their ownership of a patent to another party. Ownership of a Patent A patent provides the legalRead More
What is Mediation?
Mediation is the process whereby a neutral third-party is appointed to help parties negotiate a solution to their dispute. This is regarded as the first step in the alternate disputeRead More
What is a Deed of Novation?
A contract is a legally binding agreement which dictates rights and obligations between parties. In some cases, a party might wish to transfer these rights and obligations to a thirdRead More
Offers of Compromise and Calderbank Offers
Offers of compromise are an important tool in litigation. Parties are often eager to resolve a matter before the trial as this can ensure a more beneficial outcome for bothRead More
How does a Master Builders Association HIC6 Contract work?
A HIC6 contract or home improvement contract is a contract prepared by the Master Builders Association. It is used to govern the relationship between homeowners and builders in relation toRead More
What is a Company Limited by Guarantee?
A company limited by guarantee refers to a form of incorporated business structure of a company. These are public companies where the members’ liabilities are limited. The term ‘limited byRead More