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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
Precedents
[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
Precedents
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
Precedents
Definition—Business Continuity Event Business Continuity Event means an event (whether a natural or man-made phenomenon or...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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 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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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan
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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 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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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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 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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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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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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How may a local authority execute simple contracts and deeds remotely?Many documents entered into by local authorities will need to be executed as a...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 14th May
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Why is a power of attorney for the transfer of IP sometimes included in a consultancy agreement?We refer you to Practice Note: Powers of attorney in...
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14th May
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What if a seller has purchased CRC allowances that haven't been surrendered?What if a seller has purchased CRC allowances that haven't been...
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Produced in partnership with Noy Trounson of DLA Piper 13th May
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Can a supplier rely on a clause in its standard business-to-business terms permitting an increase in prices to reflect any increase in costs due to...
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12th May
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What is the impact of Brexit on international transfers of personal data?This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal...
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12th May
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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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10th May
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If services are provided in the absence of a written contract, the court will seek to determine whether a contract exists for the performance of which...
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Produced in partnership with Orlando Wells, lecturer 10th May
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Identifying the parties to a contractIn a situation where a company operates under one or more trading names, then it is the company (a legal entity)...
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10th May
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In answering this Q&A, we have assumed you are referring to a business-to-business commercial contract subject to the governing law of England & Wales...
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10th May
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A contract can be concluded (and subsequently varied) verbally or by conduct. In circumstances where there is no written contract between two parties,...
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10th May
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Legal capacity to contractSee Q&A: Is it the company behind the trading name or the trading name which is the contracting party to the contract? Does...
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10th May
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We refer you to the following Practice Notes set out below, found in the LexisPSL® Commercial module subtopic Contract termination—overview, which may...
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10th May
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Is there an implied term that restrictions entered into by a subsidiary in a contract extend to group companies?Company as a separate legal entityIn...
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10th May
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have assumed the contract is a business-to-business general commercial deed. Different considerations may apply for a...
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10th May
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This Q&A examines liquidated damages and penalty clauses in the context of the following example scenario: The NHS pays a dental practice a set amount...
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10th May

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