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Just when you thought you knew what “consequential loss” meant
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2016

You might be forgiven for thinking that the meaning of "consequential loss" had been settled years ago. English court decisions going back over 80


A “Skilled Person’s Report” is held to be disclosable in litigation
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

An order in a recent case for disclosure of a report commissioned on the instructions of the Financial Services Authority ("FSA") pursuant to section


Liability caps of no use without binding agreements
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2016

A specialist concrete subcontractor made a £40 million claim against its consultant, alleging defective design but the consultant denied liability and


Court says Construction Act and Scheme concerned with cash flow, not contract sum
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

An adjudicator awarded a joinery subcontractor payment in full of its final account application, as the main contractor had failed to serve a valid


Roads and premises do not have to be kept in perfect state for visitors
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2016

A pedestrian tripped over a small piece of concrete protruding from the base of a damaged traffic bollard and sued the occupier of the premises. The


UK Court confirms that employee interview notes are not protected by legal advice privilege
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2016

Confidential communications between lawyer and client for the purpose of soliciting or receiving legal advice are protected from the obligation of


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


UK Employment Round-Up - December 2016
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 27 2016

Mr Snell and his wife (both Network Rail employees) informed Network Rail that they wanted to take shared parental leave ("SPL") for their child


Adjudicator's million-pound error fails to stop enforcement of decision
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

In deciding a dispute about the inflation adjustment to payments under a contract for road maintenance over many years, an adjudicator made an arithmetic error


GMP equalisation - a new approach?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

To recap, occupational pension schemes which were contracted-out on a defined benefits basis before 6 April 1997 are required by law to provide