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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the traditional fiduciary duties of company directors, including the duty to act in the best interests of the company,...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note focuses on how a company secretary of a public company (as defined) or a private company (as defined) may be removed.It does not...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. One...
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9th Nov
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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. It considers the...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings including what confidential information is, how to...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege (LPP) and in particular considers the...
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18th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering disclosure of mediation documents. For guidance, see Practice...
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18th Jan
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The purpose of this Precedent is to provide guidance on planning the key steps of a tender process for sourcing external preferred legal services...
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16th Jan
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For the in-house legal team running to a budget, legal fees are a critical issue. In the worst cases, fee arrangements that have not been properly...
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16th Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the key steps to be followed by an in-house legal team when creating a panel of external preferred legal...
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16th Jan
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Until recently, outsourcing legal services just meant going (almost cap in hand) to external lawyers.However, outsourcing options have now matured and...
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16th Jan
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This Practice Note is intended for in-house lawyers considering outsourcing some legal services to external suppliers. It forms part of a suite of...
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16th Jan
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ratliff of 6KBW College Hill 15th Jan
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Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) protects the confidentiality of written and oral communications between lawyers and clients. It entitles a party to...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ratliff of 6KBW College Hill 15th Jan
Precedents
1Introduction1.1Invitation to tenderThis is an invitation to tender to provide the Services in accordance with [insert organisation’s name]’s...
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13th Jan
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The essence of this grid is to find simple ways to influence behaviours that supports and builds the relationship between an in-house team and a law...
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8th Jan
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This Practice Note assumes that there has been a thorough selection process leading to choosing the law firms that your team regularly uses. See below...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Prebble of Lawyers In Business 8th Jan
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At the outset of the engagement there will be a number of criteria, including the original selection criteria, which will be important to you in terms...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Gilbert of LBC Wise Counsel 8th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at privilege and confidential information in the context of a client-solicitor relationship where that solicitor-client...
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8th Dec
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Our understanding is that whether legal professional privilege (LPP) is available is a matter of common law. We do not understand the SRA’s proposals...
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7th Dec
Precedents
Agenda itemSupporting documentation (to be provided before or after meeting)Comment or action1. Purpose of the meeting and objectivesState what you...
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7th Dec
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This Practice Note is intended for in-house lawyers considering outsourcing some legal services to external suppliers of legal services. It forms part...
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7th Dec
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This Practice Note assumes that there has been a thorough selection process leading to choosing the law firms that your team regularly uses. See below...
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7th Dec

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