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What is a capital contribution reserve? A capital contribution reserve typically arises when an irrevocable gift has been made to a company by a...
23rd Sep
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What guidance is available to prepare for no deal Brexit?As things stand, if the UK and EU fail to agree and ratify an international treaty setting...
22nd Sep
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What legal issues should an employer consider before terminating an employee's employment?In most cases, once an employer has decided that he no...
17th Sep
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Where an individual accepts an employer's offer of a new job, but the employer subsequently withdraws the offer before the start date, what claims are...
17th Sep
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If there is a government ‘lock down’ for coronavirus (COVID-19), is it possible that employment contracts might be frustrated?For information on...
17th Sep
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Where an employee on a fixed-term contract with no provision for termination on notice is dismissed before the end of the fixed term, does the duty to...
17th Sep
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What does Brexit mean for UK students in courses that require periods of study in another EU country?Until formal notice is given under Article 50 of...
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Does an employer have a duty to report crimes committed by its employees?There is no general obligation placed on individuals or organisations to...
17th Sep
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Can a non-EEA national spouse of an EEA national continue to benefit from EU free movement law when the EEA national obtains British citizenship?This...
15th Sep
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Can I terminate a contract on reasonable notice?In answering this Q&A, we have taken into consideration what steps a party needs to take to terminate...
15th Sep
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Can my force majeure clause protect me against the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the...
15th Sep
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Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a...
15th Sep
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What is the current position on the recoverability of success fees in arbitration?Conditional fee agreements (CFAs) that incorporate success fees are...
15th Sep
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What are the sanctions in English law and arbitration for a party that has destroyed documentary evidence?Sanctions under English lawDisclosure under...
14th Sep
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What are the remedies for breach of a term implied by section 13 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982? What is repudiatory breach and how is...
13th Sep
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What is the difference between negligence and gross negligence in commercial contracts?In this Q&A we refer to the concepts of negligence and gross...
13th Sep

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