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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
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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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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
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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 considers agreements to agree, and why an agreement to agree certain contractual terms at a future date has traditionally been held...
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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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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 meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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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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Product liability and product recall insuranceWhat is product liability insurance?Product liability insurance provides an indemnity to a business in...
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Produced in partnership with Sam Tacey of Cooley (UK) LLP and Richard Hopley of Cooley (UK) LLP 16th May
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Getting the Deal Through: Product Recall 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Denmark; France;...
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16th May
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Getting the Deal Through: Product Liability 2020Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; China; European...
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16th May
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Claims under the Consumer Protection Act 1987Nature of rights under the Consumer Protection Act 1987It is important for practitioners to understand...
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16th May
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Defences to a claim under the Consumer Protection Act 1987Limitation or exclusion of liability for defective products in any contract term, notice or...
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16th May
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Limitation—tort claimsThis Practice Note addresses the issues arising out of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) in relation to tort claims. It looks at...
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15th May
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General Product Safety Regulations 2005IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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15th May
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Product safety notification and corrective actionsIntroductionThis Practice Note describes the consumer product safety corrective action regimes in...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Corby, John Leadley and Laura Pattison of Baker McKenzie 15th May
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Statutory product safety regimeThis Practice Note explains the statutory product safety regime in the UK, covering civil and criminal liability under...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Newstead, Simon Castley and Marisa Pearce of Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP 15th May
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Defective productsThis Practice Note summarises the law on defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA 1987) and Council Directive...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Newstead, Simon Castley and Marisa Pearce of Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP 15th May
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What does IP completion day mean for supply of goods?How does Brexit impact supply of goods?Brexit affects the supply of goods to the extent that any...
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15th May
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Consumer protection for defective or dangerous products—legal basesThis Practice Note sets out the different legal bases of consumer protection in...
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15th May
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Product liability risk management for producersThis Practice Note explains the risks faced by producers in respect of their liability to members of...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Castley of Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP 15th May
Q&As
Statutory consumer rightsThe Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) introduced new consumer rights which enable the consumer to reject faulty goods...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Cunliffe of Lamb Chambers 16th Apr
Q&As
We have assumed that:•a company imports goods manufactured in China into the UK•the specific products are not dealt with explicitly in the products...
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8th Apr
Q&As
As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its relationship with the EU is governed by the Withdrawal...
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2nd Mar
Precedents
1Product recall clause—pro-supplier1.1The Customer shall immediately notify the Supplier if it becomes aware of any complaint or claim which indicates...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Spence of DWF LLP and David Kidman of DWF LLP 22nd Feb
Q&As
In answering this Q&A we have focused on liability under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA 1987) only. We have not considered the liability...
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3rd Feb
Q&As
A claim for damage suffered as a result of a defective productA consumer can bring a claim for damage suffered as a result of a defective product...
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3rd Feb

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