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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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[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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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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[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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9th Nov
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BrexitBrexit: 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,...
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9th Nov
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

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It is common for the parties to a facility agreement to want to amend its terms, often a number of times, during the life of the facilities. They may,...
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17th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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15th Jan
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This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number]...
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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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[ON HEADED NOTEPAPER OF PARTY A][Insert address of Party B][Insert date]Dear [name of Party B],Contract extension1We refer to the agreement dated...
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15th 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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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
Q&As
This Q&A addresses a scenario where only the schedule is novated and the rest of the original agreement is not novated (and remains an agreement...
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This Q&A deals with the situation where a business to business (B2B) contract provides for a fee to be increased annually at the supplier’s...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Jan
Precedents
1Price variation (events prior to delivery of goods or products)Confirmed Price Date•means [insert number] days before [delivery of the [Products OR...
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6th Dec
Q&As
Contract variationA contract variation is a subsequent change to an original contract. Not all changes to a contractual relationship amount to an...
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6th Dec
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In answering this Q&A, we have referred to a business-to-business contract.Contracts can be varied in a number of ways:•in writing•orally•by...
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6th Dec
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An amendment agreement, although having as its purpose the amendment of an existing agreement, is itself an individual contract. Therefore, the same...
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6th Dec
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Expired contractOne of the ways in which a contractual promise may be discharged is in accordance with the agreement, such as by performance or by the...
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6th Dec
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Variation of contracts and deedsAn existing contract or deed may be varied in writing, provided that the variation satisfies the usual requirements...
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6th Dec
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We refer you to Practice Note: Contract variation.A contract variation is a subsequent change to an original contract. Variations to contracts may...
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6th Dec
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The commentary (which generally assumes there are only two parties to a contract) generally draws a distinction between variation (in summary, where...
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6th Dec
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Whether or not a contract is valid will depend on the facts of the situation, the parties’ respective obligations and whether or not acceptance has...
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6th Dec

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