July 10, 2015 by Dymphna 7 Comments

PODCAST: Legal Contracts, Tips and Traps

I’ve got a joke for you:

One day, in Contract Law class, a professor asked one of his better students, “Now if you were to give someone an orange, how would you go about it?”

The student replied, “Here’s an orange.”

The professor was livid. “No! No! Think like a lawyer!”

The student then recited, “Okay, I’d tell him,

‘I hereby give and convey to you all and singular, my estate and interests, rights, claim, title, claim and advantages of and in, said orange, together with all its rind, juice, pulp, and seeds, and all rights and advantages with full power to bite, cut, freeze and otherwise eat, the same, or give the same away with and without the pulp, juice, rind and seeds, anything herein before or hereinafter or in any deed, or deeds, instruments of whatever nature or kind whatsoever to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding…”


…Contract law is seriously not a subject that you want to ever try and deal with yourself.

There are so many traps that you can fall into when dealing with contracts so today I’m having a cup of tea and a chat with my long suffering lawyer, Calvin.


Listen to this today – don’t sign another contract until you have listened, taken notes and put into action