August 21, 2019

How to stop vital evidence being destroyed

“Surprise the enemy” (Sun Tzu in ‘Art of War’) You suspect that someone you are suing (or about to sue) will destroy or hide vital evidence […]
September 30, 2019

Verbal agreements – The property perspective

“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on” (Samuel Goldwyn) A recent High Court judgment is yet another reminder of how essential it is […]
September 30, 2019

There is a way to keep the view

When you purchase a house with a view, you probably think that you are going to enjoy this view every day for the rest of your […]
September 30, 2019

Directors at war and the liquidation option: A tale of sibling rivalry

“Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules” (F. Scott Fitzgerald) A company’s directors have both the power and the duty to […]
September 30, 2019

Equal pay for equal work: Can you differentiate without unfairly discriminating?

“Prohibition of unfair discrimination: No person may unfairly discriminate, directly or indirectly, against an employee, in any employment policy or practice, on one or more grounds, […]
March 17, 2020

How to Stop an Ex-Director from Competing With You

What happens if relations between you and your fellow company directors sour to the extent that a director leaves? Can he or she immediately open up […]
March 17, 2020

Running a Business in a Residential Area – Check Your Zoning First!

You decide to open a home business, or perhaps you are about to buy a house in order to run a business from it. You apply […]