Applicable law

Applicable law guidance:

The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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When is the common law applied? When determining the applicable law for contract claims there are a number of different regimes in place and it is important to understand...

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Terminology The choice of law being determined under common law for tort claim using the following terminology: • lex fori—the law of the forum (in the High Court, the...

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Part III of the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 (PIL(MP)A 1995) is found in PIL(MP)A 1995, ss 9—15B, applies to the UK and deals with the...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the revised Draft Withdrawal Agreement dated 17 October 2019. In the interim, for further general guidance on...

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This Practice Note considers the effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on determining which law to apply when dealing with a dispute ie the applicable law (also...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for the...

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When does the Rome Convention apply? The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for the...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for the...

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This Practice Note considers Regulation (EC) No 593/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 June 2008 on the law applicable to contractual obligations...

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This Practice Note provides an explanation as to when and why Regulation (EC) 593/2008, Rome I was introduced. It covers the implementation of Regulation (EC) 593/2008,...

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This Practice Note considers consumer contracts in Article 6(1) of Regulation (EC) 593/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 June 2008 on the law...

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This Practice Note considers the provisions in Article 5 of Regulation (EC) 593/2008, Rome I which provides for the determination of choice of law in relation to...

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This Practice Note looks at employment provisions in Regulation (EC) 593/2008, Rome I. Mandatory provisions in the form of overriding mandatory provisions and...

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