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A-Z Guide to Boilerplate and Commercial Clauses

Need help with contract clauses, but only got a few minutes? An alphabetical, quick-access guide to all you need to know: The purpose and effect of common clauses, explaining the relevance of each, with illustrative examples. Now covers: The meaning of: ‘Breach’ ‘Substantial’ and ‘material’ in clauses for termination ‘Beyond reasonable control’ in force majeure cases When a priority of terms clause will operate Whether rules applying to penalties also... Read more

Amending a Commercial Lease

The 4th edition of this text offers practical information on identifying potential amendments and is written in a highly accessible format, standard lease terms are cited on one page with the relevant commentary given on the opposite. Negotiating tips are included assisting practitioners to develop negotiating tactics and arguments. Read more

Commercial Agency Agreements: Law and Practice

Commercial Agency Agreements: Law and Practice, 4th edition looks at the standard commercial agency agreement where an agent is self-employed and paid a commission on sales he or she generates for the principal as it is those agents that fall within the Regulations. It addresses the drafting of such agreements as well as termination and compensation and includes examples of agency contracts and coverage of the majority of UK judgments.... Read more

Commercial and Cyber Fraud

Commercial and, increasingly, cyber fraud are massive problems for businesses. With many very likely to become or already have become victims. It is estimated that there are over five million incidents of fraud and two million cyber-related crimes committed annually in the UK costing approximately £193 billion with organisations losing £183 billion per year. Understanding how to deal with fraud cases is now, more than ever, a necessity for businesses.... Read more

Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Standard Terms

Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Standard Terms, 4th edition is an invaluable guide to the practical aspects of drafting and interpreting commercial contracts. It provides useful background and detailed advice on the law surrounding a wide range of commercial agreements including: Key common clauses; When to use standard terms; Procedures and good practice; Termination of contracts; Remedies for breach; Specific issues relating to export, software and consumer contracts. It... Read more

Commercial Enforcement

A unique and invaluable guide for all practitioners that advise on the enforcement of high-value money judgments. Commercial Enforcement provides systematic, practical guidance on the process of preparing for and successfully applying for the various methods of High Court enforcement. This text contains a detailed analysis of the legal issues and underlying case law surrounding each method of enforcement, providing essential background materials and commentary. New for this edition: The... Read more

Contract and Copyright Drafting Skills

Contract and Copyright Drafting Skills is a brand new title which will help you develop and create greater flexibility in your drafting skills. Using clear explanations and practical examples your ability to write clauses, draft, negotiate, analyse and review contracts will be enhanced. It is designed to be used in conjunction with your own precedent bank or alongside The A-Z of Contract Clauses, Sixth Edition. This title gives guidance on... Read more

Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts

Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts, Fourth Edition is the ‘one-stop-shop’ for practical contractual matters, making it essential reading for anyone involved in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. This book includes: – A guide to the common legal issues in negotiating and drafting contracts – An explanation of the structure and content of a commercial contract – Good and bad practice in drafting (and in using clear, modern English) – The... Read more

Fraud and Breach of Warranty

Claims of fraud and breach of warranty are common following the purchase of a business. They often mix tort and breach of contract and may involve specialist aspects such as notification provisions and escrow mechanisms. Fraud and Breach of Warranty: Buyers’ Claims’ and Sellers’ Defences provides a practitioner’s guide to these claims from a leading commercial QC with great experience in this field. Key questions to be considered include: 1.... Read more

Joint Ventures and Shareholders’ Agreements

Baffled by joint venture and shareholder agreements? Guidance on the new PSC Register is just one of the things that small businesses need to understand. Helping you to identify the central issues involved in joint venture transactions, take effective instructions and draft good documentation using precedents, case studies and checklists. Now covers: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (including the official guidance on new register of Persons of Significant... Read more

Joint Ventures in Europe

Joint Ventures in Europe, Third Edition, provides a detailed overview of the key legal and commercial issues to consider when setting up a joint venture in a number of different jurisdictions in Europe. The third edition of this well respected text will enable you to compare and contrast the alternative joint venture structures of different jurisdictions. Each chapter follows a template making comparisons between jurisdictions logical and easy to follow.... Read more

Partnership Law

Partnership Law, 6th edition provides up to date answers to all questions which can arise on the formation, operation and dissolution of such partnerships and which can arise in disputes between parties, ex-partners and outsiders. Fully revised and updated this new edition will include coverage of: – The introduction of the Private Fund Limited Partnership (PFLP) in 2017 – Application of discrimination law in the context of partnerships/LLPs: Seldon v... Read more

Spencer Bower: Reliance-Based Estoppel

Spencer Bower: Reliance-Based Estoppel, previously titled Estoppel by Representation, is the highly regarded and long established textbook on the doctrines of reliance-based estoppel, by which a party is prevented from changing his position if he has induced another to rely on it such that the other will suffer by that change. Since the fourth edition in 2003 the House of Lords has decided two proprietary estoppel cases, Cobbe v Yeoman’s... Read more

The A-Z of Contract Clauses

In this high speed world, the ability to turn an agreement around quickly is a necessity for most busy lawyers. The A-Z of Contract Clauses, Sixth Edition is a master toolkit of contract clauses drafted by experts in copyright and contract. Thousands of clauses ready for you to use and adapt – Save time and effort when creating a new licence, option, assignment or agreement for services for a contributor;... Read more

The Media and Business Contracts Handbook

The Media and Business Contracts Handbook, 5th edition is a master reference book combining a knowledge of contract, copyright and commercial practice to provide over 90 ready to use and adapt expertly drafted contracts, licences, acquisition, distribution, termination, buyout agreements and other documents and letters. It provides the tools for the user to construct a contract in a logical format and draft the terms in language that both parties can... Read more