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[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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[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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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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Definition—Business Continuity Event Business Continuity Event means an event (whether a natural or man-made phenomenon or...
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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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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 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 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
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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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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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Void contractsWhen is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the...
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15th May
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Force majeure clause analysis—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides a step-by-step process for analysing and invoking a force majeure clause....
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15th May
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Rescission of a contractWhat is rescission of a contract?The remedy of rescission is available to a party whose consent, in entering into a contract,...
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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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Force majeure—key and illustrative decisionsWhether or not reliance on a force majeure clause will be successful depends on the precise wording of the...
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15th May
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Discharge by frustrationCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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15th May
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Ending a contract by agreementA contract may be wholly discharged by agreement as follows:•where one party releases the other from its obligations by...
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15th May
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Drafting termination notices—contract breachThis Practice Note on drafting a contract termination notice and an accompanying without prejudice offer...
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15th May
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Drafting notices of breachThis Practice Note provides guidance on drafting a notice of breach of contract identifies the key instances for when a...
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15th May
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Force majeure—consequences and contract dischargeCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see...
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15th May
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Reform of UK insolvency lawsBackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a significant impact on businesses around the world, putting many at...
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Administration—an introductory guideAdministration is a procedure designed to give an entity breathing space, with a view to either a rescue or a...
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Benefits of a scheme of arrangement compared to other processesThe table below compares the features and benefits of a scheme of arrangement (see:...
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15th May
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Receivership—an introductory guideThe appointment of a receiver is a remedy for creditors and certain third parties to protect their interest in...
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15th May
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restructuring plan provisionsSpurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed...
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15th May
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratoriumThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserted Part A1 into the Insolvency...
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15th May
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restrictions on ipso facto clausesBackground to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA...
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15th May
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RepudiationThis Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes...
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15th May
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Termination and expiry of contractsThis Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to...
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15th May
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How to terminate an agreementIntroductionAs commercial lawyers, we are used to being instructed to advise in connection with the formation of a...
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