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Lexcel—assessmentLexcel is the Law Society's practice management standard. It is not compulsory although Lexcel accreditation can be helpful for firms...
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19th May
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Contract variationThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a...
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19th May
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This Checklist gives an overview of the immigration matters that should be considered on a relevant transfer under the Transfer of...
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Produced in partnership with Jennifer Featherstone of Shoosmiths 19th May
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What is diversity and inclusion (D&I)—law firmsThis Practice Note provides a high-level introduction to diversity and inclusion (D&I) and key reasons...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Brushfield of EnergiseLegal 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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Termination and expiry of contractsThis Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to...
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19th May
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Supervision of traineesThe requirements when supervising trainees derive from the SRA Codes of Conduct and the SRA’s specific regulatory requirements...
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19th May
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[ON HEADED NOTEPAPER OF PARTY A][Insert address of Party B][[Insert address of Guarantor]][Insert date]Dear [name of Party B][ and [name of...
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19th May
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Brexit legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the...
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19th May
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Tailoring a shelf companyA person wishing to set up a new company has the following options:•they can incorporate a new company in accordance with the...
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19th May
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Time off work for antenatal appointmentsAn employer or, where applicable, a temporary work agency or hirer, cannot unreasonably refuse to allow a...
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19th May
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AffirmationAffirmation is an indication of the intention to continue with a contract. Affirmation may arise in the case of:•a repudiatory breach of...
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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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1Introductions of those present if necessary. Confirm who is taking notes and that copies of the meeting notes will be made available to the...
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19th May
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Working with European lawyers—the Registered European Lawyer (REL) regimeAt 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May
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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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Time management—time logThis Precedent time management—time log can be used to keep a daily record of the various tasks an individual is spending time...
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5th Jun
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Negotiation preparation toolKey pointsWhat are you negotiating about and what is on the table[Make sure you have a very clear understanding of the...
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5th Jun
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Negotiation tactics cheatsheetOther party’s behaviourExampleHow to counterControlling the agendaRefusing to let other people have a say. Dominating...
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5th Jun
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Tips for managing changeWhat is change management?In its broadest sense, change management is the process of taking a group or organisation from one...
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5th Jun
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Presenting with confidenceThis Practice Note provides guidance on how to present with confidence. Presenting information clearly and effectively is a...
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5th Jun
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Standing your groundWhy do some people push your buttons?Practice Note Improving Your Assertiveness referred to the work of Eric Berne’s—see Improving...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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Time managementTime is the most precious commodity any of us has so trying to understand how we can get organised and make the most of the time...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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Improving your assertivenessBeing able to put your point of view across in an assertive, confident manner is an essential skill for any legal...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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The structure of a negotiationWhen entering into any negotiation, be it a multimillion pound business deal or an agreeing the office coffee rota,...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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Managing remote teamsMany managers are concerned about managing teams they don’t see in person on a regular basis, but there are plenty of success...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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The human side of negotiationWhen entering into any negotiation, be it a multimillion-pound business deal or agreeing the office coffee rota, there...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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Managing virtual meetingsVirtual meetings can be held over the telephone, via video call or using virtual meeting software, and can be far more cost...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun

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