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What are directly applicable EU laws?During the UK’s membership of the EU, EU legislation did not form part of the UK legal system in the same way as...
Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 14th Jan
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Sections 2 to 7 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), as amended by the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (EU(WA)A...
Produced in partnership with Michael Bimmler of No 5 Chambers 14th Jan
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This Q&A discusses whether or not a clause in a contract between A and B that prohibits B from assigning the contract (ie a non-assignment clause) is...
Produced in partnership with Brian Cain 12th Jan
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Appeals in cases governed by the CPR are dealt with procedurally in CPR 52 and the various associated practice directions.CPR 52.4 provides that where...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jan
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This Q&A is intended as a guide to the functioning of retained EU law, rather than the specifics of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 (Brussels I (recast))...
11th Jan
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What is the relationship between the Withdrawal Agreement and domestic legislation?The relationship between the provisions of the Withdrawal Agreement...
11th Jan
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As part of the UK’s domestic preparation for Brexit, the government is introducing a range of primary and secondary legislation, including a...
11th Jan
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Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 11th Jan
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Current legal positionAt present, the result of the UK referendum on 23 June 2016 has had no effect on UK law or on the legal relationship between the...
Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 8th Jan
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The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (HGCRA 1996) only applies to contracts for construction operations.The relevant parts of...
Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 8th Jan
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In answering this Q&A we have considered whether, prior to concluding a public contract tendered under the restricted procedure, the contract terms...
Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 8th Jan
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For the purposes of this Q&A, it is assumed that:•there are no details of the nature or urgency of remedial works•there are no details as to precise...
Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 8th Jan
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A well-known problem amongst procurement professionals is the difficulty presented by the obligation under regulation 53 of the Public Contracts...
Produced in partnership with Mark Bassett of Dentons UKMEA LLP 8th Jan
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CPR Part 36CPR 36.7(1) makes it plain that a Part 36 offer may be made at any time, including before the commencement of proceedings.The cost...
Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan
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Clauses 1.8.2 and 4.24.6 of the JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 set up a two-stage process. The first stage is under clause 4.24.6; unless the...
Produced in partnership with Abdul-Lateef Jinadu of Keating Chambers 8th Jan

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