En Garde! Dealing with Security for Costs

September 23, 2015 Lawyers (and people generally) often speak of the ‘uncertainties of litigation’, especially when discussing costs. Typically, a client wants to know exactly how much a case will cost them to run or defend, and the lawyer is reluctant to even give an estimate, as opposed to a quote. The lawyer often cites […]

How Blind Negotiations Can Put You in the Red

November 26, 2014 We acted for a client recently in negotiating the purchase of a significant share of a startup business (a company). No matter how many times we insisted that the other parties obtain their own independent legal advice, they refused to do so. They were sure they knew what they were doing, and […]