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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Structure and functions of EU institutions and bodiesThe EU’s unique institutional frameworkThe European Union is a supranational polity, and is...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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This Practice Note introduces take-or-pay clauses in the energy sector and considers some of the regulatory and competition law issues regularly...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Ashley, Judith Aldersey-Williams, David Rutherford, and Leontine Mathew of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP 19th May
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What are OFTOs?Offshore Transmission Owners (OFTOs) are the owners of offshore transmission assets which connect offshore wind farms to the onshore...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
Precedents
1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when...
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19th May
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Legal basisThe primary piece of legislation governing the electricity industry in mainland Great Britain (GB) is the Electricity Act 1989 (EA 1989)...
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Produced in partnership with Lis Blunsdon of Fieldfisher 19th May
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What is the ‘supplier of last resort’?When the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) revokes a supply licence (usually because of insolvency),...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 19th May
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Requirement for a nuclear site licenceA nuclear site licence (licence) is required under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (NuIA 1965) to use any...
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Produced in partnership with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
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Energy and Brexit—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorWhat is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’)...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 19th May
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Offshore Oil and Gas Directive 2013/30/EU—snapshotTitleDirective 2013/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on safety of...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 19th May

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Notices—commercial contractsPurposeA notices clause is often included in an agreement to ensure that each party has certainty and clarity in relation...
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30th Jul
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Human rights clauses in public sector contractsBoilerplate provisions in public sector contractsThis Practice Note looks at human rights clauses in...
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30th Jul
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Health and safety clauses in public sector contractsBoilerplate provisions in public sector contractsThis Practice Note looks at the use of health and...
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30th Jul
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Q&A: Can I use standard boilerplate provisions in consumer contracts?It is important to understand what terms are permissible in consumer contracts...
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21st Jul
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Can an employer rely on a general IPR indemnity not to infringe third party IPR against the contractor, when they directed the contractor to breach...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 5th Jun
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What is joint, several, and joint and several liability?Should I agree to take on joint liability under a contract?The not so helpful answer to that...
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5th Jun
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Are there are any cases on what would be an act of god under a force majeure clause?In English law, the expression ‘force majeure’ does not refer to a...
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5th Jun
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Can my force majeure clause protect me against the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the...
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5th Jun
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Is notice by email effective written notice where the contract is silent on whether notice can be given by email?This Q&A is in the context of a...
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5th Jun
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The supply of components to my business from Italy is late and I don’t know when they will be delivered because of coronavirus (COVID-19). I am about...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 5th Jun
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How can a third party enforce rights under a deed to which it is not a party?Privity of contract'Privity of contract' is a common law doctrine, which...
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5th Jun
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What are the requirements for incorporating the terms of an agreement which is being varied into a deed of variation?There are various methods by...
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5th Jun
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In what order should the execution clause and signature block appear?Written agreements should be signed by the parties and accompanied by an...
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5th Jun
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How is the governing law of a contract determined if the contract is silent?The governing, or applicable law is the law that governs a dispute between...
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5th Jun
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What are the execution requirements for a termination notice?Early terminationThere are numerous different circumstances that may lead a party to wish...
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5th Jun
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Where a contract says time is of the utmost importance—is that construed as being of the essence?Where a contract states that ‘time is of the essence’...
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5th Jun
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Does service by courier satisfy a ‘by hand’ method of service under a notice clause?We have assumed that service is pursuant to a notice clause in a...
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5th Jun
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I have received a force majeure notice from my supplier, what do I do?The first thing to do is to unearth the relevant contract. The notice will have...
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Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 5th Jun

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