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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
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[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
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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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Definition—Business Continuity Event Business Continuity Event means an event (whether a natural or man-made phenomenon or...
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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 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
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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 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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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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This Practice Note outlines the considerations for a creditor which has been trading with a business partner which owes it money or is in financial...
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24th Mar
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Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) requires some organisations to produce and publish an annual slavery and human trafficking...
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16th Mar
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This Practice Note deals with agents and other intermediaries in relation to anti-bribery and corruption. It covers what is an agent or intermediary,...
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16th Mar
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th Mar
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Will duty apply?Whether duty applies, and at what rate, will depend from where the goods are imported into the UK. If goods are imported from...
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Produced in partnership with Fergus Randolph QC of Brick Court Chambers 9th Mar
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What is sustainable procurement?According to the UN Global Marketplace definition: procurement is sustainable when it integrates requirements,...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 8th Mar
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Definitions for Compliance clauseRegulations•means any law, enactment, regulation, and regulatory policy, guideline, requirement and industry code of...
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8th Mar
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The public increasingly hold organisations responsible for the impact of their and their suppliers' practices on the environment, local communities...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Garbett of Squire Patton Boggs, Ian Skinner of Squire Patton Boggs, Sarah Rathke Esq. of Squire Patton Boggs and Dynda Thomas of Squire Patton Boggs 5th Mar
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This Practice Note reviews the options available to a business to recover an unpaid trade debt. These options include writing-off the debt,...
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4th Mar
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25th Feb
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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD)...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 24th Feb
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TerminationA termination clause in a contract allows for the agreement to be terminated on the grounds and in the manner specified in the clause....
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Feb
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This Q&A assumes that both the contract with the supplier and the contract with the customer are subject to English law.Breach of contractThere are...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Feb
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1Anti-tax evasion facilitation1.1For the purposes of this clause 1:1.1.1the expressions ‘Associated With’, ‘Prevention Procedures’, ‘UK Tax Evasion...
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14th Feb
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The concept of ‘origin’The concept of ‘origin’ in the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) refers to the origin of goods for the purpose of...
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Produced in partnership with Fergus Randolph QC of Brick Court Chambers 3rd Feb
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The Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) scheme is a quality-mark that is internationally recognised and confers on the complying entity the status of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 3rd Feb
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Privity of contract'Privity of contract' is a common law doctrine, which provides that you cannot either enforce the benefit of, or be liable for any...
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3rd Feb
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A commodity code is a ten-digit code to classify goods for import and export declarations. It is used to identify the applicable tariffs, quotas,...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Hewson 3rd Feb
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3rd Feb
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VAT—cross-border goods and servicesThe Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018 makes provision for the UK to cease being a Member State of the EU and...
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