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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the EU GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to...
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19th May
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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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Investigatory Powers TribunalFor information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA...
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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. Due to the extensive similarities between the...
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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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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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
Precedents
In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 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
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Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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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
Precedents
[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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19th May
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Privacy law—misuse of private informationThe tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 19th May
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The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied on to protect privacy rights, at least against defendants who are...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 19th May

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Does a settlement agreement, eg under section 203 of the Employment Rights Act 1996, have to be executed as a deed? When executing documents by a...
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What General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 issues arise when instructing a third party expert in criminal proceedings?...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Dan Hyde of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 17th Sep
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Can I rely on ‘Certificates of Force Majeure’ issued by the Chinese government confirming that coronavirus (COVID-19) is force majeure as a force...
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Where a document forms a schedule to an agreement, if the document in the schedule is signed rather than being printed as a separate agreement and...
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Can a senior employee (for example a Practice Manager) bind a partnership by signing a supply contract? Could they (by implied authority/agency) bind...
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What is the effect of the clause: ‘[a reference to a ‘party’ includes that party’s personal representatives, successors and permitted...
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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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13th Sep
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Is it possible to draft a jurisdiction clause which is neither exclusive or non-exclusive but offers a middle ground?This Q&A relates to drafting...
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13th Sep
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Is a dispute resolution clause still binding between the parties when a contract terminates?This Q&A focuses on whether a dispute resolution clause is...
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13th Sep
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Will a correctly executed deed be a binding contract if all pages of the document carry the word ‘draft’ as a watermark?A deed has four key...
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As an alternative to executing a deed of variation, is it possible for all original parties to execute a new deed (with all the amendments included)...
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