Is Covid-19 a Force Majeure Event? Frustration of Contracts

Force Majeure

As Covid-19 (Coronavirus) continues to unfold and develop, businesses around the world are becoming significantly affected by the global pandemic. Due to this, obligations within clauses are now being looked at under a proverbial microscope. Whether it is you who are now struggling to meet the demands written within a contract, or the other party,…

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Litigation Funding Advice

The cost of litigation and how to fund those costs is always a matter to be considered carefully and circumspectly. This is no different for the duration of the current Covid-19 crisis. Indeed, this concern is perhaps more pronounced within the current climate. Each party is responsible for their own litigation costs as the claim…

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It’s increasingly the case that established businesses with a regular need for legal services are looking to create greater certainty with their legal spend by negotiating retained fee agreements with law firms.  However one of the major points of resistance for business owners to get in touch with lawyers is the concern that every touchpoint…

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Marks & Spencer PLC v. The Commissioners for HM Revenue & Customs   Introduction We’re all familiar with special offers, often seen whilst out shopping.  Buy a sandwich and some crisps at lunchtime and a get a drink included in the price, buy one get one free, and so on … There are many cases…

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IT IMPERATIVE THAT BUSINESSES KEEP CLOSE EYE ON THE POSITION OF THE BAD DEBT ALL YEAR ROUND, NOT JUST AT THE YEAR END, IN ORDER TO DETERMINE HOW TO HANDLE IT.  IN THIS ARTICLE, UCHE AKALI OF HALLMARK SOLICITORS EXAMINES HOW BUSINESSES CAN RECOVER THEIR DEBTS TO AVOID UNNECESSARY WRITE OFFS AND IN THE PROCESS…

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For overseas businesses looking to send employees to the UK, there are many visa options to consider. The Sole Representative Visa permits companies to send a single employee to the UK to set up a branch or subsidiary.   There are many advantages to the Sole Representative Visa making it a desirable entry route, but…

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We can provide expert Tax Advise and assist with corporate restructures, debt recovery, company law advise. We can assist with commercial dispute resolution as well as tax disputes.

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In the course of consultancy, you can often come across companies and businesses without the correct legal structure in place to support the growth they require

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Legal Service - Hallmark Solicitor

Do you have a client who is seeking to raise finance and requires some legal advice in relation to the financial package or require advice restructuring the business or a business acquisition?

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We provide expert assistance and support in what can often be a fast-paced and often stressful situation. We assist with antecedent recoveries and recovery of assets.

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