The potential implications on new and existing contracts and disputes if the UK leaves the EU

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, there will be a referendum to decide whether Britain should remain in the European Union. If the UK opts out and leaves the EU, we look at the potential implications on new and existing contracts … Continue reading

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How to bring a contract to an end

The ability to bring an end to a commercial relationship is fundamental. If you have entered into an agreement it is most likely that you entered into a written agreement at the start of your relationship which contains a ‘termination … Continue reading

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Proposed rise in Probate Fees

The Government is proposing a huge hike in the fees that you pay to obtain a Grant of Probate, the document necessary to allow you to administer the estate of a deceased person. Currently there is a flat fee of … Continue reading

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Indemnity Clauses in contracts and agreements

Commercial contracts and agreements contain a range of clauses designed to govern the relationship and protect the parties’ interests. Whether you are entering into a confidentiality agreement; an agreement to supply services; or an agreement to sell shares in your … Continue reading

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After a century, the Supreme Court has reset and clarified the penalty rule

Many contracts include liquidated damages provisions agreed upon by all parties to the contract. Liquidated damages are an agreed sum which becomes payable upon breach of the contract by one of the parties to it. The general rule is that … Continue reading

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