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English High Court provides guidance on the "reasonable endeavours" requirement
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2017

Endeavours clauses, such as the use of "best endeavours" (which imposes the highest duty), "reasonable endeavours" (a lower duty) or "all reasonable


A new tort - malicious prosecution of civil proceedings
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2016

On 20 July 2016, a nine member panel of the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Willers v Joyce and Anor (in substitution for and in their


Podcast: Special Episode - Another View from Mayer Brown
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2017

In a special guest episode Nick is joined by Naomi Ellenbogen QC from Littleton Chambers to discuss the recent and highly important Supreme Court


Enforcement of ICSID award stayed by the English courts until the EU courts have ruled on the legality of enforcement
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • January 31 2017

Another twist in the tale of the ICSID case Micula and others v Romania ("Micula") occurred last week in the High Court, which has put the interplay


Consequences of failing to follow procedure
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2013

The EAT has held that, in some circumstances, a failure to follow a grievance procedure could amount to a breach of the implied duty of


Hadley v Baxendale damages test is still the norm
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2010

The House of Lords' decision in The Achilleas placed a question mark over the English contract law rules on remoteness of damage and the classic statement of those rules in Hadley v Baxendale as to the extent of the losses recoverable for breach of contract


Court of Appeal confirms professional’s tort duty of care on landscaping project
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

In early 2016 the court ruled that Mrs Lejonvarn, who carried out professional services for Mr and Mrs Burgess on their garden landscaping project


Employer vicariously liable for assault by an employee on another
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • United Kingdom
  • March 18 2015

In Yeung Mei Hoi v Tam Cheuk Shing and Another 2015 HKCA 109, the Court of Appeal reversed the decision from the Court of First Instance and held


Legal developments in construction law
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2016

Variations (or not) are the field of many contractual battles. And one key to the solution is identifying the original scope of the works. In Martifer


No contract but want to be paid? Quantum meruit can help, but you might be in for a surprise
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

It’s the old story