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Podcast: special episode - another view

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 16 2015

In this special episode Nick discusses with Liz Stern, our Head of Global Mobility & Migration Practice the issues arising for employers with

Legal developments in construction law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2015

When a dispute arose between parties who had dealt with each other for years, the first key issue was to determine the contract terms. The purchase

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

Oral “construction contracts” what about your writes?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2012

We live in the new age of oral Construction Act contracts

Concurrent delays, global claims and particulars of claim

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2012

An important judgement was recently delivered by Akenhead J in the Technology and Construction Court in London in the case of Walter Lilly and Company Limited v Giles Patrick Cyril Mackay (and Another

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

How far must an employer go to avoid having constructive knowledge of a disability?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2015

The case: Ms Donelien was dismissed by her employer for unsatisfactory attendance and failure to comply with absence procedures. During the course of

Legal developments in construction law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 24 2014

The RICS form for requesting nomination of a construction adjudicator asks for names of adjudicators who would have a conf lict of interest. In the

Legal developments in construction law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2015

A notice of adjudication is said to define a dispute and the adjudicator’s jurisdiction (though this is not always the case). But can it be drafted

“Battle of the forms” and offer and acceptance

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 26 2010

In "the battle of the forms", where, for instance, a purchaser's offer containing its terms is followed by the seller's acknowledgement containing its own terms, and is then followed by delivery, a contract on the seller's terms (other things being equal) will be the result