How does the Brexit Trade Deal impact my existing commercial contracts?

Dan Dowen, Commercial Contracts Senior Associate Solicitor at Berry Smith Lawyers, considers 3 points that businesses should consider when assessing the potential impact of Brexit on their commercial contracts

Brexit will likely, in some form, impact the commercial contracts of many business across the nation. The simple question is, to what extent? The answer will depend on several variables and, to truly understand the full impact that Brexit will have, businesses should be looking at individual transactions and associated contracts, on a case-by-case basis.

Employment Law Developments – Looking Forward

Not only has the past year brought about a number of changes to the world of work, but a number of significant judgments have been reached in employment-related cases and are worth taking note of.

In this article we take a look at some recent judgments as well as looking ahead to an important upcoming case.

Recent Cases

The Great Return?


Where are we now

Although the stay-at-home rule is no longer a legal requirement in Wales, guidance from the Welsh Government is clear that employees should continue to work from home if they can, at least for the time being. Nevertheless, we would suggest that it would be beneficial for employers to build in some flexibility to allow those with homeworking difficulties to return to the office, for example those who are suffering with mental health issues or domestic violence.