An overview of limitation periods under the Limitation Act 1980 and in equity. The note includes guidance on ensuring a claim is brought within the statutory limitation period and also sets out the limitation periods that apply to various types of claim.
This note provides an overview of the law and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds under the laws of England and Wales. It includes a summary of when a written contract may be necessary, the main differences between simple contracts and deeds, those transactions for which a deed is required, the legal formalities for creating a valid deed and the procedure to follow when exchanging executed documents by virtual means.
A note on boilerplate clauses that create or limit contracting parties' rights to set off monetary cross-claims against each other. It also outlines the following non-contractual rights of set-off: legal set-off, equitable set-off, banker's set-off and insolvency set-off.