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Can a third party rely on ostensible/apparent authority where they know the person signing a document is an employee of a company not a director and...
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Agreements to agreeThis Practice Note considers agreements to agree, and why an agreement to agree certain contractual terms at a future date has...
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—DDP Delivered duty paidThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the DDP Delivered duty paid Incoterm in the Incoterms®...
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Relationship of principal and agentGeneralIn business matters, the rights and duties of principal and agent are normally set out in a written agency...
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Key differences in the law of contract between Scots and English lawScots contract law has in many ways become similar to its English counterpart...
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Produced in partnership with Morton Fraser 19th May
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—CPT Carriage paid toThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the CPT Carriage paid to Incoterm in the Incoterms® 2020...
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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when...
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BailmentThis Practice Note provides an introduction to bailment, which is a large and complex topic.This Practice Note provides a working definition...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court 19th May
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Option 1—contract signed on behalf of a company, where the authorised signatory is an individual Signed by [insert name of...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—DPU Delivered at Place UnloadedThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the DPU Delivered at Place Unloaded Incoterm in...
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Carriage of goods by sea—charterpartiesThis Practice Note explains the law relating to charterparties in the context of an arrangement for the...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 19th May
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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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1 Set-off permitted by either party Each party may set off any amount that the other party owes it under this agreement[ or...
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