Limitation of liability

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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, see Practice Note:...

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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 unacceptable. For guidance...

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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 statutory controls...

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This Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-consumer (B2C) contracts and notices. It considers the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA...

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Contract Where 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 may be: • joint •...

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Remaining liable for acts and omissions of contractors Commercial entities often delegate obligations or services that they owe to third parties to contractors. Although...

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This Practice Note considers the test for an employer’s vicarious liability in tort, which arises from certain legal relationships and in relation to certain acts. It...

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1 Limitation of liability clause—short form 1.1 The extent of the parties’ liability under or in connection with this Agreement (regardless of whether such liability...

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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 reviewing clauses...

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In this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980. General Generally, the limitation period for bringing a claim for breach of contract is: • six...

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Background The limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued. For claims in negligence, the cause of...

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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 for actions founded on...

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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 Misrepresentation Act 1967...

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Employees, workers, contractors and others In Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society, Lord Phillips famously stated at para [19]: ‘The law of vicarious...

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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 commercial...

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