Covid-19 Force Majeure – knowing where you stand in uncertain times

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The Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented lockdowns in both the UK and internationally have seen a rapid increase in queries relating to force majeure clauses. This article summarises the main legal principles and practical considerations. Disclaimer: The information in this article is intended for general information only and reflects the position in the law at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be treated or relied upon as such….

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Arlingsworth Wins Important Commercial Law Case

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In this article, Arlingsworth are pleased to share the news of a recent success on a Commercial Law case that involved a multi-million pound organisation having their assets frozen. Read the details below to find out how we won: Last week, Arlingsworth Solicitors were involved in a high net-worth case which involved the freezing of a company’s assets up to the value of £3.5m. The assets were subject to a Freezing Order that had been…

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A Guide to the EU Referendum

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UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union to be held on Thursday 23 June. In this new article, to help you understand what the EU Referendum and “Brexit” are, and discuss what leaving the EU could mean  for UK citizens and migrants. What is a referendum? A referendum is simply a vote in which almost everyone of voting age can take part in. It’s usually a…

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Christmas Returns Policies

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If you are thinking of returning a gift or sending any of your purchases back, it is useful to know about your consumer rights as a shopper or recipient. Find our guide below: Returns and legal obligations It may come as a surprise that shops are actually under no legal obligation to accept returns unless an item is faulty, not as described or is unfit for purpose. If a gift is the wrong colour or…

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