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An offensive tweet on a personal Twitter page could lead to dismissal for gross misconduct

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

Dismissal for gross misconduct could be within the band of reasonable responses for an employer where an employee has posted offensive tweets on

Podcast: episode 64 - the view from Mayer Brown

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2015

Nick reviews three cases, all decided in the EAT. The first looks at whether an employee had lost the chance to bring a claim against the employer

Recent developments in construction law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 9 2015

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) form for requesting nomination of a construction adjudicator asks for the names of adjudicators

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

Court takes hands-off approach to company puppeteers

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2013

A company is a separate legal entity that can make contracts, just like a human. But sometimes a court can look behind the "veil of incorporation"

Rylands v Fletcher claim extinguished in paint warehouse fire

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 21 2011

Cases on the rule in Rylands v Fletcher are rare but occasionally we are reminded that the rule is not yet extinct

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

Entire agreement clauses do they exclude misrepresentation?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 21 2011

An entire agreement clause is intended to give contracting parties certainty as to the terms of their contract

Corporate governance and piercing the corporate veil Supreme Court rules to extend exceptions

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 12 2013

The Supreme Court's decision in the case of Petrodel v Prest, handed down today, marks a crucial shift in the extent to which the courts

Liquidated damages pushing the boundaries

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2014

In recent years liquidated damages have strayed beyond the typical delay and performance damages; they also appear in provisions that on their face do