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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
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
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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
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to bailment, which is a large and complex topic.This Practice Note provides a working definition of...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock 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 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
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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
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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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9th Nov
Precedents
Definition—Business Continuity Event Business Continuity Event means an event (whether a natural or man-made phenomenon or...
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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
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
[ON HEADED NOTEPAPER OF PARTY A][Insert address of Party B][[Insert address of Guarantor]][Insert date]Dear [name of Party B][ and [name of...
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9th Nov
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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
[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
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

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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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22nd Feb
Precedents
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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18th Feb
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In this Q&A we are referring to restrictions on sales into territories within EEA.Agreements between companies operating at different levels in the...
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15th Feb
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Agency agreementsThe Q&A relates to a non-exclusive agency agreement whereby the principal may wish to appoint other agents. It has been assumed that...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Feb
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As far as we are aware, ‘reseller’ does not have a defined meaning under English law. While we are not aware of a specific definition under English...
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15th Feb
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What is a 'fundamental breach'?Following the decision in Photo Production Ltd v Securicor Transport Ltd, it has now been settled that a fundamental...
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15th Feb
Q&As
Commercial Agents Regulations 1993, SI 1993/3053, reg 2(1) provides that a 'commercial agent' is:a self-employed intermediary who has continuing...
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15th Feb
Q&As
There is no standard provision prescribed for distribution agreements, however below may be useful for your purposes:•Precedent: Distr...
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15th Feb
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In conducting our research we have focussed on the capacity by which the first company has entered into the contract on behalf of the others.Privity...
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15th Feb
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See the following information from Agency—overview.Commercial agency definition and regulationsThe regulations therefore apply to many business...
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15th Feb
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in England and Wales under number [insert registered...
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13th Feb
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Baylis of Mishcon de Reya 13th Feb
Q&As
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020The object of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) was to avoid insolvency and...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 9th Feb
Q&As
Underlying modelsThe scenario described in this Q&A takes elements of an agency relationship and elements of a distribution relationship; see Practice...
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9th Feb
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 LLP 9th Feb
Q&As
Application of the Commercial Agents Regulations Post-BrexitThe Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993, SI 1993/3053, (the Commercial...
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8th Feb

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