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


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

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

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

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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