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Lexis®PSL Commercial carries a suite of content on confidentiality within the topic: Confidential information.Generally speaking, case law refers to...
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DeliveryUnder section 1(2) of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989, a deed must be:•in writing•clear on its face that it is...
Produced in partnership with Hannah Maidment of HRC Law 15th Feb
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This Q&A focuses on whether a dispute resolution clause is binding between the parties in the event of a breach of contract leading to...
15th Feb
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In answering this Q&A, we assume that the legal document you are referring to is a simple contract executed between two businesses.Practice Note:...
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Physical requirements of a company sealThe requirements for a common seal are outlined in section 45 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). It is not...
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A power of attorney is a document that is entered into as a deed under which one party (known as the donor) grants to the other party (known as the...
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The requirements of a deed are set out under section 1 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 (LP(MP)A 1989). To be a deed, an...
15th Feb
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This Q&A considers the impact of UK’s pending withdrawal from the European Union, following the referendum held on the 23 June 2016, on EUTM (formally...
Produced in partnership with Dr Tim Sampson of Lamb Chambers 15th Feb
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It is important to understand what terms are permissible in consumer contracts (eg business to consumer agreements (B2C) as opposed to business to...
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As noted in Practice Note: Forming enforceable contracts—authority, section 43 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides that the following have...
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Firstly, should consider the authority of each of the partners comprising the partnership. A partner in a partnership will usually be empowered by...
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Jurisdiction and governing law clausesDuring pre-contractual negotiations, parties to the agreement, particularly in a commercial contract, would...
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We have assumed that service is pursuant to a notice clause in a commercial contract.Contractual definitionWhere a contract defines what a ‘by hand’...
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Variation of contracts and deedsAn existing contract or deed may be varied in writing, provided that the variation satisfies the usual requirements...
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