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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 withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for corporate crime?
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In particular, the Prosecution of Offences (Custody Time Limits) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/953, in force between 28 September 2020 and 28 June 2021, make temporary amendments to the Prosecution of Offences (Custody Time Limits) Regulations 1987, SI 1987/299 by extending the custody time limits (CTL) which apply when a defendant is committed for trial on an either way case (from 112 days to 168 days) or sent directly to the Crown Court (from 182 days to 238 days). This is designed to increase the time defendants can be kept in custody while awaiting trial in the Crown Court to enable the courts to deal with the backlog of trials which has developed in light of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, practitioners should also
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent and drafting issues.What are conditions precedent?A condition precedent in a commercial contract details an event which must take place before:•a
When is quantum meruit and quantum valebat relevant?Claims in quantum meruit (value of services) and quantum valebat (value of goods) arise in diverse situations ranging from where contractual terms are silent on issues of payment to where there is no contract at all (Serck v Drake & Scull).General
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IntroductionShari'ah (also Sharia, Shariah or Shari’a) (literally, in Arabic, 'the path towards the watering place') or Islamic law is the legal system of the religion of Islam that sets out a system of duties or code of conduct for individuals to follow so that they may live their life in a
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