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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
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9th Nov
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a...
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This Practice Note, written by Mark Prebble, considers how to manage the relationship with a law firm that your organisation uses on an infrequent...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Prebble of Lawyers In Business 21st Apr
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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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15th Apr
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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 Apr
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This Practice Note considers how to manage relationships with law firms your organisation uses regularly.This Practice Note assumes there has been a...
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9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains what legal professional privilege (LPP) is, including loss and waiver of LPP, summarises key case law and outlines LPP...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ratliff of 6KBW College Hill 9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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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 Apr
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When dealing with litigation in various different jurisdictions, the Getting The Deal Through Guide (GTDT) titled: legal privilege and professional...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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How does an in-house lawyer measure the performance of their external law firms? Paul Gilbert sets out some objectives, metrics and examples of...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Gilbert and Lawrence Smith of LBC Wise Counsel 8th Apr
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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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1st Apr
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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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1st Apr
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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 1st Apr
Precedents
This Precedent is intended for in-house lawyers. It can be used to record what legal services are sourced externally, from which suppliers and at...
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3rd Mar
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[Insert name of organisation] recognises the rights of individuals to equality of opportunity, equality of access and freedom from discrimination....
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3rd Mar

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