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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. For...
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26th Oct
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This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an arrangement constitutes a contract of...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 23rd Oct
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Consistent with the common law of contract, an insurer is not able to transfer the burden of its obligations under a contract of insurance without the...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 15th Oct
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Contributory negligenceThe question of contributory negligence is dependent on the facts of the case. In Davies the Court of Appeal stated that...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the following issues in relation to the development and use of autonomous and connected vehicles (also referred to as...
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26th Sep
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Overlapping insurance policesThere are various reasons why an insured may end up with overlapping insurance cover, whether deliberately or...
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26th Sep
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Under the general prohibition a person cannot carry out a regulated activity, or purport to carry out a regulated activity, in the UK unless they are...
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26th Sep
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This document tracks the movement of where (re)insurance companies will move in order to retain ‘passporting’ rights, following the UK’s decision to...
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25th Sep
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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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IntroductionOne of the purposes of a commercial contract is to allocate risk and liability through, for example, the provision of indemnities. In this...
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25th Sep
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In some instances someone may suffer damage that results partly from their own fault and partly from the fault of someone else. A claim in respect of...
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25th Sep
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DefinitionsFraudDefined in Derry v Peek as where it is shown that:'a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or (2) without belief in its...
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25th Sep
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What is the Lloyd’s market?The Lloyd’s market is an insurance market, whose origins date back to the seventeenth century. Merchants would meet at...
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25th Sep
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The question of whether a road user has failed to drive with reasonable care is fact sensitive.Evidence of negligence may be gleaned from the...
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25th Sep
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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep

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Tenants frequently carry out fit-out works at (or often prior to) the start of a lease and may also carry out refurbishment or further fit-out works...
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25th Sep
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The pre-action protocol for low value road traffic accident claims—30 April 2013 onwardsTHIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY CONTAINS PROVISIONS EFFECTIVE AS AT 30...
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Produced in partnership with Sue Brown 25th Sep
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. For...
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25th Sep
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Insured risksIt is in the tenant’s interests to ensure the landlord covenants to insure against as comprehensive a range of risks as possible as:•an...
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25th Sep
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Environmental insuranceEnvironmental insurance is a risk transfer solution to indemnify the insured against losses arising as a result of potential...
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25th Sep
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Enforceability of contractsSome credit hire agreements have been vulnerable to attack as unenforceable where the credit hire company has failed to...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the issues that a developer should consider in respect of rights of light (ROL) insurance and the common requirements,...
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25th Sep
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Environmental insurance is a useful way of managing environmental risks, both for operational businesses and in many transactions and development...
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25th Sep
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Petrol stations in the UKFrom a peak of 39,958 in the late 1960s, there are now around 8,400 petrol forecourts in the UK.When considering any...
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25th Sep
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has released a report outlining recommendations to make considerable aspects of the...
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25th Sep
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The question of whether a road user has failed to drive with reasonable care is fact sensitive.Evidence of negligence may be gleaned from the...
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25th Sep
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With the significant rise in the use of Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) insurance in private M&A transactions, lawyers are increasingly involved in the...
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25th Sep
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IntroductionOver the past decade or so, motor insurers have adopted and developed a strategy for identifying and dealing with road accident personal...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note deals with the principal types of policy or guarantee, other than latent defects insurance, that are currently on the...
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25th Sep
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What is professional indemnity insurance?Professional indemnity insurance is a form of liability insurance. It provides a professional person or firm...
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25th Sep
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Environmental insurance is used to manage environmental risks, both for operational businesses and in many transactions and development projects. For...
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25th Sep
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The need for environmental insuranceDevelopment of brownfield or redeveloped land has the potential to increase the value of a client’s property....
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep

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