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Email acceptance of offer

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 26 2010

There is no authority to say whether an email acceptance is effective when it arrives or at the time when the offeror could reasonably have been expected to read it

Renwick v Simon and Michael Brooke Architects latent damage in construction claims

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 22 2011

The claimant homeowners must have had the knowledge required under s14A of the Limitation Act 1980 for bringing an action against the second defendant, William Attwell and Associates (Attwell), more than three years before they began proceedings against the firm

XVW & YZA v Gravesend Grammar School for Girls

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 25 2012

Neither a school nor a specialist expedition company were vicariously liable for the acts of a man who raped three girls on a school expedition in Belize, while they were working and staying on his farm

Nayyar v Denton Wilde Sapte and Advani successful ex turpi causa defence

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 28 2010

The court applied the ex turpi causa rule and dismissed the claims against Denton Wilde Sapte and a solicitor employed by the firm in its India Group

Service at defendant’s last known address

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 27 2012

Service of proceedings may be validly effected at an individual's address shown in Companies House records, provided the claimant has no reason to believe that the defendant does not reside there

Liability for pure economic loss and complex structure theory

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 17 2010

The scope of any duty of care does not cover damage caused "to the thing itself"

Surveyors’ liability to buy-to-let purchasers

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 25 2010

Smith v Bush established that a valuer instructed by a lender owes a duty of care to the purchaser of residential property at the lower end of the market

Quantum and loss of chance

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 23 2011

The Court of Appeal reviewed the circumstances in which it is appropriate to apply a loss of chance approach to the assessment of damages, and in particular to claims for loss of profit

Third party claims against insurers

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 16 2011

The claimants leased premises damaged by fire in 2006

Time bars and estoppel

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 28 2011

Although there is no general duty owed by one party to litigation to correct the mistakes of the other, there are circumstances in which deliberately allowing the other party to continue in a mistaken belief will be unconscionable