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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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19th May

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Limited liability partnership agreement—law firmThis llp Agreement is made on [insert date and month] 20[insert year]Parties1The parties listed in...
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24th Jun
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The nature of a general partnership and its legal frameworkSources of partnership lawThe main body of law governing a general partnership formed under...
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24th Jun
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General partnership agreementsIt will almost always be advisable for partners to enter into a partnership agreement in order to avoid application of...
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24th Jun
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The nature of a limited liability partnership and its legal frameworkA limited liability partnership (LLP) is not a partnership but a body corporate...
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24th Jun
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Forms of business vehicle—tax summaryFORTHCOMING CHANGE: As announced at Spring Budget 2021, Finance Act 2021 provides that the corporation tax rate...
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22nd Jun
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Partnership agreement—short formThis Partnership Agreement is made on [insert date]Parties1[insert name of partner], of [insert address of...
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15th Jun
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Incorporating a companyCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the COVID-19 outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have...
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5th Jun
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Deed of novation—conversion of general partnership to limited liability partnershipThis Deed is dated [insert day and month] 20[insert...
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5th Jun
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Deed of retirement from a limited liability partnershipThis Deed of retirement is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name...
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5th Jun
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Deed of dissolution of partnership—continuing partnersThis Deed of dissolution is made on [insert date] Parties1Each of the persons whose names and...
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5th Jun
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Deed of dissolution of partnership—sale to third partyThis Deed of dissolution is made on [insert date] Parties1Each of the persons whose names and...
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5th Jun
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Deed of assignment—conversion of general partnership to limited liability partnershipThis Deed is dated [insert day and month] 20[insert...
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5th Jun
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Deed of variation of partnership agreementThis deed of variation is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year].Between each of the persons whose...
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5th Jun
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Deed of retirement from partnershipThis Deed of retirement is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of retiring partner]...
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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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5th Jun
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Transfer agreement—conversion of general partnership to limited liability partnershipThis Agreement is made on [insert date]Parties1The persons listed...
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5th Jun
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Forming a limited liability partnershipCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the COVID-19 outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative...
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5th Jun
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Forms of business vehicle—fundamentalsIt is important that the most appropriate form of vehicle is chosen to carry on a business; the choice of...
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5th Jun
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Partnership agreement—garden leave provisionInsert new definition in clause 1.1 of precedent: Partnership agreementGarden Leave•means any period...
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5th Jun
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Appointment, retirement and resignation of a directorThis Practice Note focuses on the law and practice relating to the appointment of directors and...
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