What is a Stay of Proceedings?

A stay of proceedings occurs when a court looks to avoid undue or unfair circumstances. Here’s why and how they may occur.

What is a Guillotine Order?

Courts can make a guillotine order to bring proceedings to an end. So what does this actually mean? Read our guide to find out more.

What Is a Strike out Application?

Parties involved in litigation can apply to strike out part, or all of a pleading. If it is struck out, it is dismissed. Read more here.

What Are Interpleader Proceedings?

Interpleader proceedings provide an opportunity for individuals and companies avoid multiple entitlement disputes for property they know they will lose.

What Is a Concise Statement?

A concise statement enables the Court to understand the key issues of a case without getting sidetracked by unnecessary facts or issues. Find out more here.

What is Promissory Estoppel?

Promissory estoppel is meant to keep people from going back on their promises to the detriment of others. Learn more about promissory estoppel here.

What Is Consequential Loss?

Looking to avoid paying damages for a breach of contract? Find out what consequential losses are and why they are important in protecting your business.