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Jurisdiction clauses

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Pre-action Part 36 offers

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

Where a Part 36 offer is made by the defendant and accepted by the claimant before proceedings are commenced, the claimant is unable to claim costs on the standard basis in accordance with CPR 36.10 because there are no proceedings

The merger doctrine

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

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

Brokers

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

The insured, Ground Gilbey, was entitled to recover from its brokers, Jardines, the shortfall remaining after settling its claim for an indemnity from its insurers following a fire at Camden market

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

Goldsmith Williams v Travelers Insurance Company Ltd - condoning dishonesty

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

The dishonesty exclusion in a professional indemnity policy applied where a director of the solicitors’ firm Joshua & Usman Legal Services Limited (JULS), Ms Usman, had condoned a state of affairs which allowed her fellow director, Mr Atikpakpa, to perpetrate two mortgage frauds in which the firm had acted for the lenders

Arbitrators and bias

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 27 2011

The fact that an arbitrator had acted as counsel for one of the firms acting in the arbitration (whether in the past or in parallel with the arbitration) was not a ground for making a finding of apparent bias

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