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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 9th Nov
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Essential to Parliament’s legislative supremacy is the principle that Parliament is not bound by its predecessors, and cannot bind its successors. It...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 9th Nov
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In briefA great deal of the business of Parliament is carried out by committees of MPs or peers working on a specific subject or task. Public bill...
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9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 9th Nov
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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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The rights preserved under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), as set out in the Human Rights Act 1998 Sch 1, can be broadly divided into...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 9th Nov
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 9th Nov
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Nov
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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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Background to judicial review in ScotlandJudicial review represents the means by which the courts control the exercise of governmental power. Judicial...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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It is not possible to successfully argue that an Act of Parliament is invalid because of flaws, or even fraud, in the legislative process.Early...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 9th Nov
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 9th Nov

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Mark and Georgia Davis of RPC 23rd Nov
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Introduction to the laws protecting confidential information and trade secrets in the UKHistorically, the UK had no statutory regime to address the...
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Produced in partnership with William Smith of Bird & Bird LLP 23rd Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Nichola Jenkins of Shoosmiths 23rd Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to design law and covers the various design rights (both registered and unregistered) that can be relied...
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23rd Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to trade marks, ie:•what is a trade mark?•registering a trade mark•dealing with trade marks in...
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23rd Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Hadland of S.H. & Associates 23rd Nov
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IntroductionIt is increasingly recognised that all businesses own and use IP of some kind. Lenders in sectors which include IP-rich businesses are...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 23rd Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to cybersquatting, covering:•What is cybersquatting?•What cybersquatting is not•Preventing...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 23rd Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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23rd Nov
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IP may be transferred in corporate transactions either through the sale of shares in a company holding the IP, or as part of the sale of the trade and...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 23rd Nov
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IntroductionValuation is required at many points in the lifecycle of an intellectual property (IP) asset, and for many different purposes,...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 23rd Nov
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Copyright in a protected work can be licensed, assigned or otherwise transferred by testamentary disposition or operation of law. This Practice Note...
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23rd Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP 23rd Nov
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Where a business decides to hold its IP outside the UK, there are a number of tax issues that need to be considered. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 23rd Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Hadland of S.H. & Associates 23rd Nov
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What is the problem?In an intellectual property (IP) claim, it is often difficult to predict quantum at the time the claim is issued.Why does the...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 23rd Nov

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