Should I Register an ABN?
An Australian Business Number (ABN) is a unique 11 digit number that acts to identify your business to both the Government and the community. The ABN registration details become partRead More
What Does ‘Without Prejudice’ Mean?
The term ‘without prejudice’ is used in legal negotiations to help parties to a dispute make a genuine attempt to settle outside of court. It is a legal privilege thatRead More
What is a Deed of Guarantee?
A Deed of Guarantee is a binding legal document under which one party (the guarantor) agrees to guarantee that certain obligations of another party will be met. In doing so,Read More
What Is a Deed of Indemnity?
A deed of indemnity refers to a contractual agreement between a company and a company director or officer. Whilst having a deed of indemnity is not a requirement for eitherRead More
What Is a Quantum Meruit Claim?
Quantum meruit refers to an equitable doctrine where the law recognises that on the occasion an individual is not designated a payment for their work, the individual is to receiveRead More
What is Promissory Estoppel?
Promissory estoppel refers to a doctrine that aims to provide protection to party (A) who acts in reliance of a promise made by another party (B) to their detriment. ThisRead More
What is the Difference Between Puffery and Misrepresentation?
Misrepresentation and puffery are often confused and must be distinguished by the court. Nonetheless, this article will define and distinguish puffery from misrepresentation. What is puffery? Puffery refers to aRead More
What is a Sunset Clause?
A sunset clause refers to a provision in a contract that limits how long a contract is valid for – meaning that after the specified date, the document will noRead More