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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
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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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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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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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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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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
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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 the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as...
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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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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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Scope and impact of vicarious liabilityEmployees, workers, contractors and othersIn Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society, Lord Phillips...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 16th May
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Economic tort of unlawful interferenceAs set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from...
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15th May
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Misrepresentations—excluding and limiting liability for themThis Practice Note sets out when and how parties can seek to limit or exclude liability...
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15th May
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Limitation—contract claimsIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.GeneralGenerally, the limitation period for...
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15th May
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Limitation—latent damageBackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued...
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15th May
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Damages in tort claims—recovery and assessmentThis Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 15th May
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Limitation—tort claimsThis Practice Note addresses the issues arising out of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) in relation to tort claims. It looks at...
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15th May
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Liability of employers for the acts of their employees and othersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Ohringer, Barrister, Cloisters 15th May
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Exclusion and limitation of liabilityThis Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It...
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15th May
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Exclusion and limitation of liability—business-to-consumerThis Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-consumer...
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15th May
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Joint, several, and joint and several liabilityContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by...
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15th May
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Liability for independent contractorsRemaining liable for acts and omissions of contractorsCommercial entities often delegate obligations or services...
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15th May
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Wilful misconduct and deliberate default in commercial contractsThis Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 15th May
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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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10th May
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The English courts’ approach to exclusion and limitation of liability clauses is considered in detail in our Practice Note: Exclusion and limitation...
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10th May
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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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19th Mar
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We have assumed that:•the context for the question is a review of the terms of business of a landscape gardening company•you are referring to a...
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11th Mar
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'Direct loss' and 'indirect loss''Indirect loss' is most frequently considered in the context of assessing quantum of damages and in interpreting...
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8th Mar
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Practice Note: Exclusion and limitation of liability describes the law and practice of limitation of liability in both business and consumer...
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