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Affirmation is an indication of the intention to continue with a contract. Affirmation may arise in the case of: • a repudiatory breach of contract, or • a...

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This Practice Note summarises what the typical boilerplate means and provides guidance on where it is relevant in the context of a business-to-business transaction. The...

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This Practice Note explains how the conditional fee regime operates after 1 April 2013, including: • what a conditional fee agreement (CFA) is • the regulatory...

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This Practice Note explains how the conditional fee regime operates for personal injury and clinical negligence matters including: • what a CFA is • the regulatory...

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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 be varied in...

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Damages may not always be an adequate remedy for breach of contract or, indeed, an appropriate one. This may be particularly so if the contract has not yet been breached...

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Contracts typically have plenty of standard wording referred to as 'boilerplate'. It is rarely read or amended. Does it really matter? Could it all be deleted? This note...

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This Practice Note explains what constitutes a referral or fee sharing arrangement for the purposes of the SRA regulatory regime 2011 and sets out basic regulatory...

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This Practice Note reflects requirements in the SRA Codes of Conduct 2019 (2019 Codes) in relation to referral and fee sharing arrangements, in force from 25 November...

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This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the core of the contract...

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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 their practical and...

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