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Fraudulent claims in all their guises

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 20 2014

You couldn't come up with a more confusing legal tangle if you tried than that concerning claims tainted by fraud. The main source of confusion is

The merger doctrine

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 24 2011

Parties who have had a dispute heard by a judicial tribunal of competent jurisdiction should not be allowed to litigate the same issues in the courts

Disclosure of insurance and funding details

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 3 2012

A party to litigation is only required to reveal its insurance position and the means by which it is funding its claim or defence in certain circumstances

Surveyors’ liability to buy-to-let purchasers

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

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"

Email acceptance of offer

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • 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

Jurisdiction clauses

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 30 2010

This case concerns a series of complex agreements relating to equities and foreign exchange trading concluded between the claimant, an investment bank domiciled in Germany, and the defendant company incorporated in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Brave new world of litigants in person

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 25 2013

This year's reduction in Legal Aid and the removal of recoverability of success fees and premiums from the losing party can lead to only one thing: a

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

Woodland v Essex County Council

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

A school, or the authority responsible for it, does not owe a non-delegable duty to its pupils to ensure that reasonable care is taken to secure its pupils’ safety in the course of a swimming lesson conducted by an independent contractor, off school premises