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With or without prejudice?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 28 2014

What lawyers write - or don't write - at the top of letters and emails can adversely affect their clients or employers. The temptation to put

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

Surveyors’ liability

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2011

The first claimant (Capita) was trustee of an investment vehicle created in connection with the development of a factory outlet shopping centre (FOC) at Chatham Historic Dockyard in the former North West Kent Enterprise Zone (Dockside

Litigants in person and costs recovery

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2014

The ever-increasing number of litigants in person (LiPs) in the civil courts means that solicitors can find themselves negotiating with a wide range

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

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

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

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

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

Execution of deeds

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

For a document to be enforceable as a deed, it must be delivered as a deed

Mediation and Part 36 offers

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

This case concerned claims for dilapidations arising out of the defendant tenant’s alleged breaches of repairing covenants under subleases relating to a property in the City of London