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Department: Corporate & Commercial

Commercial Property

Why is it necessary to provide ID and proof of funds when instructing a solicitor?

Providing ID and proof of funds is a requirement of The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017.

Corporate & Commercial

Do I need an IT or software agreement?

With constant developments in technology, the need for clear IT and software agreements has never been greater.

Corporate & Commercial

What should I include in my business’s terms and conditions?

What should be included in standard terms depends very much on whether the business sells to consumers, other businesses or to both

Corporate & Commercial

What steps should I take before signing a contract?

Contracts are legal documents, so it is vital that you always take care to check what you're signing up to.

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What are express termination rights?

Express termination rights can be included in commercial contracts to specify the circumstances under which the contract can be lawfully ended

Corporate & Commercial

Can you orally change a written contract?

Most commercial contracts include a provision that the contract may not be amended except in writing and signed by the parties.

Corporate & Commercial

Can I rely on legitimate interest for B2B marketing?

Legitimate interest is significantly strengthened if you have an existing relationship with your recipient.

Corporate & Commercial

How do I make sure my privacy policy is GDPR compliant?

Your privacy policy is the conduit through which you must communicate your privacy practices to users, customers and clients.