Commercial Litigation – Top 10 Tips

Best Commercial & Civil Litigation Solicitors in Manchester & London

Our Top 10 Tips for fast, cost-effective and sensible dispute resolution A dispute is not welcomed but for a business they are a fact of life and a law suit does not have to mean financial crisis for a successful business. When managing litigation, follow these 10 tips to help keep costs low and ensure everything goes the way you want it to. 1. Be Prepared Ensure you review all the relevant documents and understand the testimony of all applicable witnesses. Knowing the facts of your case and the controlling … Read More

Construction JCT Contracts 2016

CPO Solicitors Manchester & London

JCT 2016 Editions – Available from 30 June 2017 The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has announced that it is publishing the final tranche of its 2016 Edition standard form contracts “for despatch on 30 June 2017”. This tranche includes the Construction Management Contract, 2016 Edition (CM 2016) and the Management Building Contract, 2016 Edition (MC 2016). Separately, we have been advised that the Project Bank Account Documentation, 2016 Edition (PBA 2016) is freely available to download from the JCT’s website: see JCT: PBA 2016: Project Bank Account Documentation 2016 (May … Read More

Business Contracts – Top 10 Tips

Commercial Contracts & Agreements, Drafting & Disputes, Solicitors Manchester & London

TOP 10 TIPS ON COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS & AGREEMENTS Contract law lies at the heart of our legal system and serves as the foundation of our entire society. This is not an exaggeration.  It is an observation that can quite often be unobserved. Most business owners know that a contract based on merely a handshake and a promise is a recipe for disaster.  Therefore, the business environment is full of contractual agreements to safeguard the respective positions of the parties involved. To make sure your business is protected, here are my … Read More

Consumer Rights – Top 10 Tips

As a consumer, you can be forgiven for assuming that the goods or services you are acquiring are fit for purpose. If you have purchased goods or services that have fallen short of your expectations, it is important to understand what protection will be offered to you and how the situation can be rectified. The Consumer Rights Act came into force on 1st October 2015 with a view to offering clarity on the relationship between businesses and consumers. Here are some key points to be aware of. 1.Quality of products … Read More