Like friends at your beach house in January: How charging clauses have a funny way of just turning up

We are regularly tasked with reviewing various commercial contracts, generally briefed with the sole instruction of identifying notable risks for our clients. Of late, a seemingly prevalent risk is rogue charging clauses popping up in sometimes unlikely places. A charging clause is often intended to make the beneficiary of the clause a secured creditor who [...]

2019-09-04T03:35:14+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Like friends at your beach house in January: How charging clauses have a funny way of just turning up

Why the dispute resolution clause in your contracts is important (A.K.A. Everyone is friends until they’re not!)

In preparing commercial contracts a clause will often be inserted (generally at the prompting of the drafting lawyer) to provide a procedure for dealing with disputes. Often, very little consideration is given to such clauses as parties to the contract are (quite understandably) more excited and focused on the project at hand and the best [...]

2019-02-05T21:37:10+00:00February 5th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Why the dispute resolution clause in your contracts is important (A.K.A. Everyone is friends until they’re not!)