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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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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
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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 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
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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 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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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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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
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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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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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Goods without considerationThe Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) applies to the supply of goods, service and digital content for contracts. Where...
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6th Dec
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We assume the contract in question is an off-premises business to consumer contract for the supply of services, with both contracting parties based in...
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6th Dec
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What is boilerplate?Boilerplate clauses deal with the mechanics of how the agreement works. As a boilerplate clause will deal with issues such as the...
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6th Dec
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What are the obligations to set out the basic rate cost of a telephone call?The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges)...
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6th Dec
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What is meant by 'unfair terms'?The Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999 SI 1999/2083 (UTCCR) apply in relation to unfair terms in...
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6th Dec
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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) was set up in 1973 and closed on 1 April 2014 as part of the government's reform in this area. The Enterprise and...
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6th Dec
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Charity as a consumerConsumer means an individual acting for purposes that are wholly or mainly outside that individual's trade, business, craft or...
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6th Dec
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On 4 November 2015, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in ParkingEye v Beavis and Cavendish Square v El Makdessi, two associated cases on...
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6th Dec
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We refer you to Schedule 2 to the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) which contains an indicative and non-exhaustive list of terms of consumer...
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6th Dec
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Consumer Rights Act 2015, s 100 (CRA 2015) provides that the Act will only apply to goods or services as of 1 October 2015. For more information, see...
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6th Dec
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Unfair termsThere is nothing within the relevant unfair terms legislation to prevent a business from requiring customers to pay by direct debit. See...
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6th Dec
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The government provides useful guidance on selling goods online and overseas; see Online and distance selling for businesses.The Consumer Rights Act...
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6th Dec
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The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 (CPUTR 2008), SI 2008/1277 prohibits unfair commercial practices that have a detrimental...
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6th Dec
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This Q&A covers cancellation rights under Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (CCR 2013), SI...
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6th Dec
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The ‘In-house lawyers: Website compliance checklist for trading with consumers’ is designed for consideration in relation to businesses which conclude...
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6th Dec
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We have two business-to-business documents which may be adapted for these purposes, subject to applicable consumer legislation.The following...
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29th Nov

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