Sedition and seditious libel

Find out what sedition and seditious libel are, the origins in law of the concepts, and whether they are still enforced. More Info

Defamation - the difference between libel and slander

Find out the difference in law between the concepts of libel and slander - both types of defamation. More Info

Easements and rights of way

Find out the difference between an easement and a profit-a-prendre, how easements and rights of way come about, and how they are extinguished. More Info


Find out about affidavits - what they are, when they are used and how you write and sign one. More Info

A comprehensive guide to trusts in the UK

This article explains about different types of trust, why they are used and how they are created. More Info

Article reference: UK-IA-LAW30

Defined terms in legal documents: how they work

An explanation of why legal document draftsmen define terms, and when words should and shouldn't have capital letters. More Info

What makes an agreement into a legally binding contract?

Read about what must be present for an agreement to be a legally binding contract, and what is not required. More Info

Article reference: UK-IA-LAW31

Novation and assignment

A guide on the difference between novation and assignment, and when to novate and when to assign. More Info

Article reference: UK-IA-LAW32

The difference between a guarantee and an indemnity

This short article highlights the differences between an indemnity and a guarantee and how best to go about using each. More Info

Article reference: UK-IA-LAW33

Deeds: clearing the confusion on what a deed is, when to use one and why

A simple guide on the differences between deeds clearing the confusion on what a deed is, when to use one and why More Info

Article reference: UK-IA-LAW34

Plain English or plain dangerous?

This article examines the case for using plain English in legal documents; giving the reasons why this clear language is necessary and the possible objections that could be raised. More Info

Article reference: UK-IA-LAW35

Intention to enter into a contract

This article looks at the requirement for there to be an intention to create legal relations in contract law; analysing when there is a presumption in favour of and against an intention to create legal relations, and the various exceptions. More Info

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