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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
Practice notes
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
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
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
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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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
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
Practice notes
BrexitBrexit: 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,...
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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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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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Q&As
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Q&As
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Precedents
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