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A round-up of some recent litigation cases

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 9 2015

Two phone hacking claims were struck out on the ground that they had been compromised by earlier settlement agreements between the parties. Although

Straight talking about proportionate costs

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 9 2015

We've been waiting for nearly two years for some guidance from the courts on the new proportionality test for costs introduced in 2013. It has come

Claim forms and service by email

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2015

Solicitors acting for opposing parties now routinely email each other throughout the lifetime of a dispute, but there is still reluctance to accept

Loss of chance

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

Where the court had to assess what a banker would have concluded as to the valuation of certain shares, it was not appropriate to apply "loss of a chance" principles

Quantum and loss of chance

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Email acceptance of offer

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

The merger doctrine

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • 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

Recovering costs as damages

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 26 2012

The recent decision in Herrmann v Withers LLP raises several textbook issues which arise in claims against professionals

Liability for pure economic loss and complex structure theory

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

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

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

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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