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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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9th Nov
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The introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two or three justices to deal...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 12th Jan
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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9th Nov
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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[On headed paper][insert date][Address of tenderer provided in request for clarification]Dear [[insert contact name of tenderer] OR [insert contact...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 12th Jan
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan

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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 Brett Israel of Marriott Harrison LLP 15th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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15th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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Produced in partnership with Jon Chapman of Clarkslegal LLP 15th Jan
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This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number]...
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15th Jan
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Boilerplate provisions in public sector contractsThis Practice Note looks at data protection clauses in UK public sector contracts. For more...
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15th Jan
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Boilerplate provisions in public sector contractsThis Practice Note looks at equality and anti-discrimination clauses in public sector contracts. For...
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15th Jan
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Boilerplate provisions in public sector contractsThis Practice Note looks at freedom of information clauses in public sector contracts. For more...
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15th Jan
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Nature of boilerplate provisions in public sector contractsLawyers work on a huge variety of transactions, but all of them will in some way involve...
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15th Jan
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Boilerplate provisions in public sector contractsThis Practice Note looks at audit clauses in public sector contracts. For more information on what...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
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15th Jan
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[On headed notepaper of the OUTGOING party to the ORIGINAL CONTRACT][insert name of remaining party to the original contract] [insert address of...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It provides guidance on the common law and...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers agreements to agree, and why an agreement to agree certain contractual terms at a future date has traditionally been held...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers contracting authority under the law of England and Wales, which is an essential component of contract formation. It...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the specific situations where a contract is required by law to be in writing: assignments, contracts for the sale of...
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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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PurposeA notices clause is often included in an agreement to ensure that each party has certainty and clarity in relation to formal communications...
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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan

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