Notwithstanding the title, this note is not about partnership or family law. It is a mini New Year’s quiz on a few of the language pitfalls we face when working with contracts and Legal English
See if you understand why the following pairs are, despite the apparent similarities, really mis-matches:
- arbitrary and arbitration
- bail and bailment
- a bilateral treaty and a bilateral contract
- parole and a parol contract
- leave and garden leave
Solutions follow next week!