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There are an array of different types of dispute resolution clauses, providing for various mechanisms by which parties' disputes can be...
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8th Apr
Precedents
1Terms of settlementThe parties agree as follows:1.1This Settlement Agreement is in full and final settlement of the Dispute[ and any causes of action...
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14th Feb
Q&As
This Q&A relates to drafting options for jurisdiction clauses which anticipate court litigation in a business-to-business contract.The terms...
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24th Dec
Precedents
1Save in relation to any liability relating to death or personal injury, each party indemnifies, and shall keep indemnified, the other party against...
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6th Dec
Precedents
BACKGROUND:(A)The parties entered into a construction contract dated [insert date] for the [insert description of works/project, eg ‘design and...
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6th Dec
Precedents
Expert determination 1 Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this [Agreement...
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26th Sep
Precedents
Adjudication 1 Any dispute or difference arising under or in connection with this [agreement OR Contract] may be referred to...
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26th Sep
Precedents
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26th Sep

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