Publications: January 2005

 

Good fences make good neighbours

Cons Mediation involves consensus. Barristers are fine in the adversarial bear pit but their skills are unsuited to the pursuit of commercial accord. This is a nice way of saying that most Counsel have difficulty seeing past their own egos. Barristers have to be paid (their clerks insist on it). If a mediation fails it […]

19th Jan 2005 Speakers Corner Read more

The Interpretation of Noticies

Notices are very important in the day-to-day life of a property lawyer. A client’s legal rights will frequently be exercisable by the service of a notice. Accordingly, the service of an invalid notice may have disastrous consequences: an invalid notice might result in the irrevocably loss of a client’s legal rights and, perhaps, imply the […]

1st Jan 2005 Speakers Corner Read more