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Claims for rectificationThis Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a...
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23rd Jul
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Exclusion and limitation of liabilityThis Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It...
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23rd Jul
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Causation and remoteness in contractual breach claimsWhen considering a claim for damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 29th Jun
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Mitigation in contractual breach claimsWhen is mitigation in contract claims relevant to consider?Even where causation and remoteness have been...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 28th Jun
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Contractual damages—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles of recovering damages for contractual breach, starting with...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 25th Jun
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Drafting notices of breachThis Practice Note provides guidance on drafting a notice of breach of contract identifies the key instances for when a...
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21st Jun
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 11th Jun
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What is the limitation period (for a defects claim) where the framework agreement is a deed but the call-off contract is a simple contract?A framework...
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5th Jun
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Expert determinationExpert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This Practice Note explains expert determination for...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 5th Jun
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5th Jun
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Misrepresentations—excluding and limiting liability for themThis Practice Note sets out when and how parties can seek to limit or exclude liability...
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5th Jun
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Damages in tort claims—recovery and assessmentThis Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 5th Jun
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Contract interpretation—express terms in contractsExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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5th Jun
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Negligence—key elements to establish a negligence claimNegligence—what are the key ingredients to establish a claim in negligence?For liability in...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley M.A, D.Phil, DCL, Oxford of University of Reading 5th Jun
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Joint and several liability clause1Joint and several liability[Except for clauses [insert],] the liabilities and obligations of [insert names of...
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5th Jun
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Joint, several, and joint and several liabilityContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by...
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