Q&A – Your Covid-19 related contractual questions answered

The second in a series of Q&A vlogs, Commercial Partner, Euan McLaughlin answers your Covid-19 related contractual questions. Watch the full Q&A below: 00:46 – One of our suppliers has written to us claiming “force majeure” – what does the phrase “force majeure” mean? 01:24 – Does Covid-19 count as a “force majeure”? 02:18 – What happens if Covid-19 does count as a “force majeure”? 03:04 – What happens if you can still perform your obligations, but you’d just prefer not to? 03:43 – What if the contract has no force majeure clause, or Covid-19 doesn’t fit within the force majeure clause in the contract – are there any other…

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Since the corona emergency began, it has prompted many people to think about their personal affairs and we have seen an increase in the number of people wanting to make Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. In this blog we explain the two types of LPA – ‘Property and Financial Affairs’ and ‘Health and Welfare’. What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a document in which you (‘the Donor’) appoint one or more people of your choice to act on your behalf as your ‘Attorneys’. You will continue to make your own decisions while you are able but if you lose capacity then…