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No contract but want to be paid? Quantum meruit can help, but you might be in for a surprise

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 21 2011

It’s the old story

An employer can enforce the employment contract against a departing employee without paying salary

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 26 2014

In this very recent case, the High Court has decided that the employer was entitled to enforce the contract against a departing employee, even though

Good faith is there a new implied duty in English contract law?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 12 2013

English law does not currently recognise a universal implied duty on contracting parties to perform their obligations in good faith. This differs from

Administration expenses: the next instalment

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2014

The High Court has rejected the argument that amounts owing to British Gas Trading Ltd (BGT) under post-administration, deemed contracts for the

British construction company to pay £6.55m in connection with overseas bribery offences, as the SFO asks UK corporates to self-report corruption issues

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 25 2009

Mabey & Johnson Ltd, a British company which manufactures bridge equipment, pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court to a series of corruption offences committed overseas and is to pay a total of £6.55m in connection with these offences

Provable debt not proved before annulment of bankruptcy

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • August 29 2013

In the recent case of Lau Siu Hung v. Krzystof Marszalek (HCCW 4842009, 17 June 2013) the Court of First Instance held that an annulment of

Hong Kong family friendly bitesize

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2014

We have already established that a refusal to permit an employee to work flexibly may be unlawful if the refusal cannot be justified (see our Bitesize

Trustee quarterly review

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

He Government has published a response to its “Freedom and Choice in Pensions” consultation on the pensions related announcements in the 2014 Budget

Franchisee left empty-handed despite wrongful termination

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2011

A recent case in the English High Court shows how the drafting of brand protection provisions in a franchise agreement caused problems for a franchisor wishing to terminate, but also how problems with valuation methodology left the franchisee empty-handed

The increasing influence of good faith obligations

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 24 2013

The general position of good faith negotiations in English law is stated in Cobbe v. Yeoman's Row Management Limited 2006 EWCA Civ 1139. Under