Ambiguous & Clumsy Drafting in Property Documents - Will the Court Step In?
Clarity in drafting legal documents is essential, but what happens when it goes wrong?
Faced with ambiguous, clumsy, or downright careless drafting, what can a court or tribunal do, what won’t it do and what should you be advising your client?
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- Common-sense or clarity of words: the Supreme Court’s view in Sara & Hossein Asset Holdings v Blacks; Barton v Morris
- Is there a limit to the amount of red ink or verbal rearrangement or correction which the court is allowed?
- Bad bargain or time to imply words: the difference between Yoo v iLiv & Sparks v Biden
- Rectification: what is it, when can it be obtained and evidence: Ralph v Ralph; Persimmon v Hillier
This webinar was recorded on 31st July 2023
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