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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

Jurisdiction clauses

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • 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

Subject to contract

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

Following an exchange of emails negotiating the terms of a contract for the storage of fuel by the claimant, the words "a formal contract will follow in due course" in the claimant's signed quotation did not indicate that the defendant's acceptance of the quotation was no more than an agreement subject to contract

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

A round-up of some recent litigation cases October 2014

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2014

The court gave the claimants relief from sanction where they were several months late serving notice of a CFA and ATE

Statutory interest

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

A limitation of liability cap in a contract did not apply to limit statutory interest awarded by a court for breach of contract

Time bars and estoppel

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Disclosure of insurance and funding details

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Unlawfully obtained evidence

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2011

In the latest development in this hard-fought litigation arising out of a dispute concerning an oil concession in Yemen, the Court of Appeal reviewed the position regarding evidence obtained by enquiry agents

Jurisdiction dispute

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 2 2012

Act 13.2 of the Judgments Regulation prevented the operation of any purported exclusive jurisdiction clauses in unit-linked life insurance contracts, so that proceedings under the contracts fell to be commenced in either of the respective jurisdictions where the insured and insurer were domiciled, namely Spain or Luxembourg