Every business operates according to terms and conditions – from a local supermarket that expects customers to pay for purchased goods before leaving the store, to more complex commercial arrangements, such as online purchases or the provision of specialty services.
Drafting appropriate terms and conditions for your business is not a minor matter. This language is extremely important, as it protects you from commercial responsibility and legal liability in the event of injury, loss or damage, or some other mishap.
Seeking advice from professional business lawyers when drafting your terms and conditions may help prevent a business or contract dispute from occurring in the first place, or at the very least, it can increase your chance of resolving the dispute quickly. Gavel & Page business lawyers can ensure that your terms and conditions are clear and cover all the bases, so that there is no misunderstanding or conflict between you and your customers.
Terms and conditions should underpin every aspect of your business and the decisions you make. They will dictate, among a host of other things:
Once agreed to by the parties, terms and conditions provide a great deal of certainty and protection in the event of a dispute. Terms and conditions are beneficial for a number of reasons, including:
Generally speaking, terms and conditions can cover a host of areas depending on the specific nature of your business. In fact, there is virtually no limit to the range of clauses that can be included in a terms and conditions document, save for what may be restricted by law.
Each business operates differently, as will the terms and conditions. Some of the more common clauses, according to our business lawyers, include:
Running a business is risky enough, so it is important to set clear guidelines for the operation of the business and customers’ obligations and expectations. This way, there is no misunderstanding, confusion or conflict between the parties.
Aside from the commercial protection such documents can offer, you also want to ensure you are protected from legal liability and risk in the event of injury, loss or damage, or some other mishap.
Whether you are providing home maintenance services or heavy machinery, whether you are a wholesaler of goods or provide goods or services to the general public, you can benefit from clearly and carefully drafted terms and conditions.
Gavel & Page business lawyers offer expert guidance on terms relevant to you and assists you in drafting those terms for your business. If a dispute arises where terms and conditions have been agreed, we can also provide guidance and advice as to the nature of the dispute and how it should be handled.
I was a little cautious about lawyers generally, even more so since I was embarking on my very first development. A referral to Gavel & Page Lawyers let me put my previous concerns behind me. Open. Direct. Clear communication. Detailed and productive advice. Competitive fees. Down to earth and contactable. Not sure what else you need.
You guys were a pleasure to deal with! No nonsense, straight to the matter at hand and kept me calm the whole time… awesome!
After much negotiation with a government body which we had a dispute with and unsuccessfully tried to resolve through our consultants, we approached Gavel & Page Lawyers to help us resolve the matter. With one letter prepared for us by Gavel & Page Lawyers, the matter was resolved immediately.Quick and effective. I have no hesitation in approaching them for any further matters and recommending their services to others.