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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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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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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
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 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 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
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
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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
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 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 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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Example institutional and ad hoc model arbitration clausesWhile parties may decide to refer a dispute to arbitration after it has arisen (sometimes...
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16th May
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Arbitration—an introduction to the key features of arbitrationThis Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 16th May
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Negotiating damages for contractual breachThis Practice Note considers what ‘negotiating damages’ (previously sometimes known as Wrotham Park damages)...
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15th May
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Limitation Act 1980—general applicationIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The function of limitation...
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15th May
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Causation and remoteness in contractual breach claimsWhen considering a claim for damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 15th May
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The tort of procuring a breach of contractAs set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business...
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15th May
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Mitigation in contractual breach claimsWhen is mitigation in contract claims relevant to consider?Even where causation and remoteness have been...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 15th May
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Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE)This Practice Note explains what early neutral evaluation (ENE) is. It provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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15th May
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Limitation—the principal limitation periodsThe principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the...
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15th May
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Expert determinationExpert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This Practice Note explains expert determination for...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 15th May
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Contractual damages—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles of recovering damages for contractual breach, starting with...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 15th May
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Termination for breach of contractThe termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the...
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15th May
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 15th May
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Model ADR clausesThis Practice Note considers model form alternative dispute resolution (ADR) clauses provided by a number of service providers,...
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15th May
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Mediation-arbitration (med-arb)—an introductionThis Practice Note considers the use of mediation-arbitration (med-arb) to resolve commercial...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Harris and Stuart Thwaites of Wright Hassall 15th May
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Drafting a dispute resolution clauseAs seen in Practice Note: Dispute resolution clauses—what and why, it is generally seen as being advantageous to...
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15th May
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Types of dispute resolution clauses—litigation, mediation, multi-tier, hybrid and carve-out clausesMany contracts contain dispute resolution clauses....
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15th May
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Dispute resolution clauses—what and whyWhat is a dispute resolution clause?Many commercial agreements contain what may be called a ‘dispute resolution...
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15th May
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Mediation DirectiveThis Practice Note is only relevant in cross-border mediations with a UK element if one of the criteria, set out Article 69(1)((b)...
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15th May
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Quantum meruit (value of services) and quantum valebat (value of goods)When is quantum meruit and quantum valebat relevant?Claims in quantum meruit...
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15th May

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