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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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Can a third party rely on ostensible/apparent authority where they know the person signing a document is an employee of a company not a director and...
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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Antibiotic drug Nitrofurantoin (AMCo, Morningside Healthcare, Morningside Pharmaceuticals and Alliance Healthcare) (50507)CASE HUB See further,...
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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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also: • Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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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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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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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when...
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19th May
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Model ADR clausesThis Practice Note considers model form alternative dispute resolution (ADR) clauses provided by a number of service providers,...
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19th May
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Option 1—contract signed on behalf of a company, where the authorised signatory is an individual Signed by [insert name of...
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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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Brexit implementation period—enforcement [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note considers...
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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
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ScopeThis Practice Note explains trade mark law on parallel trade. Parallel imports, or ‘grey market’ goods, are genuine goods that are placed on the...
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Produced in partnership with Taylor Wessing LLP 19th May

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Can an attorney under a lasting power of attorney (LPA) execute a deed of resignation to resign the donor as a company director?We refer you to Q&A:...
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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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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 15th Sep
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Can my force majeure clause protect me against the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the...
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How do I activate a force majeure provision?There is no judicially accepted definition of the term ‘force majeure’, so what the parties mean by it...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Nicholas of Browne Jacobson 15th Sep
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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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13th Sep
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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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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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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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13th Sep
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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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I have received a force majeure notice from my supplier, what do I do?The first thing to do is to unearth the relevant contract. The notice will have...
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Does the lack of signature on a contract or deed negate the contract? Is there a distinction between contracts and deeds in this respect? Where a...
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13th Sep
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Is a contract enforceable if it has been signed but not dated?It is difficult to envisage any circumstances where a contract would be void or...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 13th Sep
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Can a party to a deed take the benefit of it without executing it?For details on formalities for the formation of deeds, see Practice Note: Executing...
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13th Sep
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What is the effect of a corporate signature, particularly by a solicitor’s firm, eg where a letter is signed as ‘Firm A’ as opposed to being signed...
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Is a contract between a company and a third party which is entered into in breach of the company’s articles of association enforceable?This Q&A deals...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 13th Sep
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Is a force majeure clause enforceable in a business-to-consumer contract because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Traders seeking to rely on force majeure...
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If the name of a third party supplier is disclosed under a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), is it a breach of the NDA for the recipient to contract...
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