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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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Produced in partnership with Athena Markides 20th Oct
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The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (LPCD(I)A 1998, or the Act) creates rights for businesses (and organisations in the public...
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16th Oct
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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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14th Oct
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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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14th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus...
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30th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the key elements of guarantees and indemnities, the circumstances in which they are used, issues that beneficiaries and...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers implied terms in contracts for goods and services, being the implied terms incorporated into contracts for the sale and...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers heads of terms (also known as a memorandum of understanding (MoU), letter of intent (LOI), comfort letter, pre-contract...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant...
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25th Sep
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IntroductionAs commercial lawyers, we are used to being instructed to advise in connection with the formation of a commercial relationship. Even if,...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that are frequently used in...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences...
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25th Sep

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Termination for insolvencyMost typical franchise agreements involve the provision of support by the franchisor to the franchisee and will have a...
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28th Sep
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The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102, reg 10 excludes a number of a specific categories of service contract from the scope of...
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Produced in partnership with Alfred Artley of Monckton Chambers 28th Sep
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A deed is a specific form of written instrument required for certain transactions. Deeds must be executed in accordance with statutory formalities...
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28th Sep
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In this Q&A we refer to the concepts of negligence and gross negligence within a business-to-business contract, and not, gross negligence in relation...
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28th Sep
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Duty of good faithThe question of whether a partner has breached their duty of good faith, and whether that breach is sound in damages, will depend on...
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28th Sep
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Can I terminate a fixed term commercial contract early?We have a contract with another organisation, which is for a fixed term. However, we would like...
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28th Sep
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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) was set up in 1973 and closed on 1 April 2014 as part of the government's reform in this area. The Enterprise and...
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28th Sep
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The Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) is the key statutory framework setting out the circumstances when a limitation defence may or may not be taken. For...
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28th Sep
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ConsiderationsA consultant who wishes to limit its liability in respect of advice provided by third party consultants should consider the following:•...
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28th Sep
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The Sale of Goods Act 1979 (SGA 1979) applies to contracts for the sale of all types of goods for money consideration. Goods are defined in broad...
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28th Sep
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The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has profound implications for the global economy and for individual businesses. Government measures...
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Long-stop dateAs stated in the Drafting Notes to clause: Long-stop date definition, the term long-stop date is commonly included in an agreement that...
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28th Sep
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The intention of the parties, together with the detail of the agreement and particular tax implications in question, will be relevant in considering...
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28th Sep
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Generally, the limitation period for bringing a claim for breach of contract is six years from the date of breach of a ‘simple contract’ (section 5 of...
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28th Sep
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The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) covers consumer rights and remedies for the sale of goods and supply of digital goods and services, and reform...
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