The benefits and uses of testamentary trusts

December 20th, 2021|

By Nicholas Kyriakoudes When one disposes of their property by will depending on the circumstances it might be appropriate to distribute property to certain beneficiaries in a trust structure rather than as an outright gift. Given the notion of testamentary [...]


What is a default judgment? Why should I be concerned?

November 4th, 2021|

In many instances we forget to pay invoices. However, problems can arise where unpaid invoices lead to legal proceedings. If legal proceedings are initiated against you, it is important that you act quickly and respond to claims. Quick responses are [...]


Make good clauses and obligations

October 28th, 2021|

A “make good” clause is a term in a lease which sets out the condition in which a tenant is to leave the leased premises in at the expiry of the lease term. These clauses identify the condition in which [...]


What are liquidated damages? When might they be used?

October 7th, 2021|

As a general proposition, parties are free to contract with one another on whatever terms they agree. Breach of a contractual term will entitle a party to recover any loss they suffer as a result of the breach, that is [...]


What is the point of making a Will if it can be contested?

August 13th, 2021|

By Jasmine Cario  Estate Planning can be a stressful matter and is often something that we postpone, especially in circumstances where relationships between family members have broken down or when faced with potentially difficult decisions. In answering the question, “What [...]



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