The following Practice Compliance practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The Law Society's Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS) is a quality standard for wills, probate and estate administration practices. According to the Law Society, achievement of membership will ensure that excellent service and professional guarantee offered by solicitors in this area are recognised by the public.
This Practice Note identifies specific Precedents within Practice Compliance and Practice Management that you could use or adapt to comply with the required Core Practice Management Standards—these Standards must be met if your firm does not already have Lexcel or CQS accreditation.
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This Practice Note examines:•why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions •the consequences of breaching negative pledge provisions•how negative pledges are viewed in the context of security and quasi-security, and•key considerations when drafting a negative pledge clauseWhere
This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key characteristics. Specifically:•trespass to land•trespass to the person•privacy/defamation•liability for animals•employers' liability•product
Having established that a duty of care exists (see Practice Note: Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?), it is then necessary to consider whether or not there has been a breach of that duty. This will depend on a number of factors outlined below and considered against the general background of
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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