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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 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
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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 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
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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 provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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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
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 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
Precedents
Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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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 Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan

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This Practice Note makes frequent references to two legal instruments issued by the European Commission that are designed to assist parties and their...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 26th Jan
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NOTE—Although the Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020, this Practice Note continues to retain references to EU competition law. This is...
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22nd Jan
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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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19th Jan
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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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19th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Belgium; Canada; China; Finland; Germany; India; Puerto Rico; Turkey;...
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16th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Commercial Agents Regulations), SI 1993/3053 covers the...
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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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This Practice Note describes the extent of a distributor's liabilities towards third parties, including where it may incur primary product liability...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers distribution arrangements in general and the different types of arrangements that are commonly used. It considers the...
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15th 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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15th Jan
Practice notes
Distribution agreements, like other commercial relationships, are not intended to last indefinitely. They should be capable of continuing for as long...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Smart of Shoosmiths 15th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Austria; China; European Union; France; Germany; India;...
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12th Jan
Q&As
We assume for the purposes of this Q&A that the contract is a commercial agency contract where the parties have specified the laws of England and...
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4th Jan
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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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24th Dec

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