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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


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


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


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


Standard Life Assurance Ltd v ACE European Group financial mis-selling claims
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2012

The claimant, Standard Life, claimed under its professional indemnity insurance for about £100 million spent to mitigate the risk of anticipated claims arising from the mis-selling of its Standard Life Pension Sterling Fund (the Fund


Jurisdiction clauses
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Liability for pure economic loss and complex structure theory
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2010

The scope of any duty of care does not cover damage caused "to the thing itself"


Effect of a change in the law
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2011

When courts state what the law is in a particular case, its decision has a retrospective effect


Solicitor’s retainer
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2012

The giving of instructions by a client to a solicitor constitutes a retainer


Limitation and date of knowledge
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2011

The claimant alleged that the defendant firm of solicitors had failed to inform him that his girlfriend had a right to sever the joint tenancy of the property they had bought together