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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
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[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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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
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Definition—Business Continuity Event Business Continuity Event means an event (whether a natural or man-made phenomenon or...
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9th Nov
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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
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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
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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
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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 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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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 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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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
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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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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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9th Nov

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This Practice Note looks at the English common law and how the courts of England and Wales will construe and apply it when determining the...
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4th May
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This Practice Note summarises key decisions on the enforceability of restraint of trade provisions (restrictive covenants) in commercial and corporate...
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30th Apr
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This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the...
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Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal 30th Apr
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This Q&A assumes that:•the question relates to the use of a signature in the context of commercial negotiations•the question does not relate to...
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28th Apr
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A contract may refer to ‘statute’, ‘legislation’, ‘subordinate legislation’ or ‘enactment’. Such terms have different meanings. In addition, retained...
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27th Apr
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1Appointment and powersWe, [insert name of company] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose...
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27th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where such events occurred on or before IP...
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26th Apr
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DefinitionsMinimum Purchase Commitment•means the commitment to [purchase the Minimum Quantities OR place Orders with an aggregate minimum Price] as...
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23rd Apr
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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
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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22nd Apr
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Defined terms: This precedent clause uses the additional defined terms ‘Agreement’, ‘Business Day’, ‘Disclosing Party’, ‘parties’, ‘person’ and...
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22nd Apr
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Defined terms: This precedent schedule uses the additional defined terms ‘Agreement’, ‘Business Day’, ‘Disclosing Party’, ‘parties’, ‘person’ and...
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22nd Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the role and importance of the boilerplate clauses in an agreement. It identifies the boilerplate clauses that most...
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21st Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer bound by the Rome Convention, as a matter of international...
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20th Apr
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Commercial lawyers will regularly come across situations where third parties are executing documents as an attorney on behalf of another person and...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited partnerships formed under the Limited...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for partnerships.AuthorityA partner in a partnership...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited liability partnerships (LLPs).The...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant...
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20th Apr

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