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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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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
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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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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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 12th Jan
Practice notes
DefencesThere are a number of substantive defences to a defamation claim, the majority of which are now, since the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013),...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 12th Jan
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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 provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 12th Jan
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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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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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9th Nov
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ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise...
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9th Nov

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Interception of communications under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) provides the legal framework...
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Produced in partnership with Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 14th May
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Surveillance and intelligence gathering powers of the FCAThe Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and...
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Produced in partnership with Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 13th May
Q&As
US government surveillance in the context of EU data protection lawIn Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems, Case...
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12th May
Q&As
Can mobile phone recordings constitute admissible evidence in legal proceedings and what issues should be considered?For the purposes of this Q&A we...
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12th May
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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016—an introductory guide [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For an...
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Produced in partnership with Eric Metcalf of Monckton Chambers and Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 11th May
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The regulation of intelligence gathering—an introductory guideA range of statutory obligations regulate the acquisition, retention, examination and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Hanstock of Cornerstone Barristers 11th May
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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 Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 5th May
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) provides the main legal framework...
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5th May
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained. For information on the scrutiny of intelligence gathering, see Practice Note: Scrutiny...
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5th May
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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) overhauled the legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance by public bodies, a framework...
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5th May
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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 Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 5th May
Practice notes
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 Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 5th May
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. On 27 June 2018, the provisions of Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000...
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5th May
Practice notes
For information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016), see Practice Note:...
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5th May
Practice notes
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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5th May
Practice notes
Although the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) repealed and replaced much of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA 2000), the...
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5th May
Practice notes
Forthcoming change: The Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Act 2021 was passed to provide a mechanism whereby criminal conduct of a...
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5th May
Practice notes
The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) provides the legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance by public bodies. This framework...
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Produced in partnership with Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 5th May
Precedents
This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of [insert details ] OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number...
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4th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note supplements Practice Note: Trade secrets and confidential information—protection and enforcement, which identifies when legal...
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