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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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In this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.GeneralGenerally, the limitation period for bringing a claim for breach of...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 18th Jan
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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18th Jan
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BackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued pursuant to section 2 of...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out when and how parties can seek to limit or exclude liability for misrepresentations by reference to section 3 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 18th Jan
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Employees, workers, contractors and othersIn Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society, Lord Phillips famously stated at para [19]:‘The law...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 16th 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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Produced in partnership with Adam Ohringer, Barrister, Cloisters 15th Jan
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This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of Party A], a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number [insert company...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It provides guidance on the common law and...
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15th Jan
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Remaining liable for acts and omissions of contractorsCommercial entities often delegate obligations or services that they owe to third parties to...
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15th Jan
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15th Jan
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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 15th Jan
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This Practice Note addresses the issues arising out of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) in relation to tort claims. It looks at limitation periods...
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13th Jan
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In the absence of any agreed definition, where the phrase 'consequential loss' (or 'indirect loss') is used in a commercial contract, it has generally...
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Produced in partnership with Coral Peutrill of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 8th Jan
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These Training Materials provide an introduction to exemption clauses and cover the basic areas of relevance for commercial lawyers when drafting and...
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