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Precedents
[On headed notepaper of the assignor]To: [Insert name and address of Assignee][Insert date]Dear [insert name of Assignee]Assignment of contractWe...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides a summary of the common law and conventions governing international carriage by air. It explains the liability of the...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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Produced in partnership with Paul de Vince and Jagdeep Singh of Gateley Plc 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly used terms in exclusion and limitation of liability clauses in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the law relating to charterparties in the context of an arrangement for the carriage of goods by sea. It explains the key...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers agreements to agree, and why an agreement to agree certain contractual terms at a future date has traditionally been held...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
BrexitAs of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise...
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9th Nov

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Q&As
Fiduciary relationshipsCertain specific relationships automatically give rise to a fiduciary duty—these include trustee and beneficiary (see Practice...
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10th May
Q&As
A ‘genuine’ agency relationship will fall outside the scope of Article 101(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) and the...
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Produced in partnership with Annabel Borg of Eversheds Sutherland 29th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers non-compete clauses in commercial agreements. Non-compete clauses are contractual obligations restricting a party from...
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23rd Apr
Practice notes
Who is a fiduciary?There is no comprehensive list of the relationships which give rise to the existence of fiduciary duties under common law. Some...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bruce-Smith and Oliver Bishop of Sinclair Gibson LLP 16th Apr
Practice notes
The creation of the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) was accompanied by a radical change in the element of the criminal cartel offence the...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 9th Apr
Practice notes
A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
Intellectual property (IP) agreements relating to, for example, licensing of technology and for the joint development of new technology, may have a...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows 8th Apr
Practice notes
In the EU, unilateral or ‘dominant’ firm conduct is governed by Article 102 TFEU. In particular, Article 102 TFEU prohibits undertakings that...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the relationship between a commercial agent and a principal as provided by the Commercial Agents (Council Directive)...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note compares agency with distribution and contains a table setting out the key legal differences between agents and distributors. This...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note is an introduction to agency. It describes the essentials of the agency relationship between the principal and the agent including...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note discusses the personal nature of an agency relationship, and the circumstances in which the agent may delegate its authority to a...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note examines the events and situations that may bring an agency arrangement to an end and the consequences of termination of an agency...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note describes the nature and degree of an agent's authority which is conferred upon it by the principal, subject to some limitations....
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note deals with the relationships arising between principals, agents and third parties with whom the agent deals on the principal’s...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Commercial Agents Regulations), SI 1993/3053 covers the...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
The implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and institutions ended at 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note covers how the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Commercial Agents Regulations), SI 1993/3053 govern the...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and...
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6th Apr
Practice notes
There are several ways in which a supplier can distribute its product. A supplier may:•distribute products or services itself•use a distributor,...
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Produced in partnership with K&L Gates 6th Apr

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