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Singing from the Same Hymn Sheet?

Continuing our series on legal concepts aimed at those working in tax Christian Doyle a solicitor at Halliwells LLP explains the basic concepts of the law of contract and misrepresentation in this two-part article
Few businessmen think about God church or singing when they make agreements. Although religion is not essential for the successful conclusion of a contract the businessman and his advisers might do well to consider the question posed by the title of this article before negotiations are concluded. Experience suggests that it would be prudent to consider whether or not each party is going to get what he expects to get and give what he expects to give. Contracts (from employment contracts to conveyances and tax covenants) range from the simple to the extremely complex but even simple...

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