What Makes Contract Terms Legally Binding?

What Makes Contract Terms Legally Binding?

When drafting or entering into a commercial contract it is important to understand how legally binding contract terms affect all parties to the agreement. Well-drafted contract terms should provide certainty and clarity in respect...

Patenting in the UK (FAQs)

Patenting in the UK (FAQs)

To protect your invention from being used, made or sold by someone else, a patent can provide legal protection for your intellectual property for a limited period of time. The process of obtaining a...

What is a Non Disclosure Agreement?

What is a Non Disclosure Agreement?

A non disclosure agreement in the course of business expressly prohibits the disclosure or use of proprietary information without your permission. It is a legal contract by which one or more parties agree not...

Contracted Hours Not Being Met?

Contracted Hours Not Being Met?

The problem of contracted hours not being met can affect employees in different types of industry, but is particularly prevalent in the hospitality, retail and construction sectors where working patterns are changed to suit...

What is Extradition?

What is Extradition?

Extradition is the process whereby one country requests that another country returns to them an individual accused of or guilty of a crime for the purpose of trial or imprisonment, and that the individual...

What is Freehold Property?

What is Freehold Property?

In England and Wales, there are two main categories of property ownership: freehold and leasehold. Your legal rights and responsibilities over the property and its land are determined by whether you own the leasehold...

What are the Grounds for Divorce?

What are the Grounds for Divorce?

To apply for divorce, you will have to show there has been an irretrievable break down in your marriage. This is the only ground for divorce under current law in England and Wales and...