What are costs on an indemnity basis?
Indemnity costs previously known as ‘Solicitor and Client costs’ are payments or compensation for damages that are incurred by a party during proceedings that may include but not limited toRead More
Where would I find a Justice of peace or a Notary Public?
Chances are if you need to sign a legally binding document a Justice of Peace (JP) or notary public may be needed. A JP or a Notary public is someoneRead More
How do Calderbank Offers Work?
A party can make an offer to settle a dispute through a Calderbank offer. Settlement is when the parties reach a resolution and decide not to take the matter toRead More
What is a Gift Deed?
What is a Gift Deed? A Gift Deed or a Deed of Gift is a document that transfers property from one person (the ‘gifter’ or the ‘donor’) to another individualRead More
How do Cease and Desist Letters Work?
A cease and desist letter is a letter sent to a party putting them on notice of some infringing conduct and demanding that they stop or face legal action. ThereRead More
The Art of Negotiation
Negotiation is an artform. A very important artform for people running a business, as well as for the lawyers who work with them. Negotiation skills are a key factor inRead 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 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