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Carriage of goods by sea—the Hague-Visby RulesThis Practice Note explains the Hague-Visby Rules (the Rules) which are an international convention...
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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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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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Produced in partnership with Jon Chapman of Clarkslegal LLP 19th May
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Termination and expiry of contractsThis Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to...
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19th May
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The UK and EU Platform-to-business (P2B) RegulationsRegulation (EU) 2019/1150 (OJ L 186/57) on promoting fairness and transparency for business users...
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The EU Consumer Rights DirectiveThis Practice Note provides an overview of Directive 2011/83/EU (OJ L 304/64), the EU Consumer Rights Directive (EU...
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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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Private right of redress for consumersThis Practice Note summarises a consumer’s private right of redress for misleading and aggressive commercial...
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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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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19th May
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Verification of documents and informationCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural...
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19th May
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Implied terms in contracts for goods and servicesExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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