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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


XVW & YZA v Gravesend Grammar School for Girls
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2012

Neither a school nor a specialist expedition company were vicariously liable for the acts of a man who raped three girls on a school expedition in Belize, while they were working and staying on his farm


Costs consequences of pre-action Part 36 offers Solomon v Cromwell Group plc CPR 36.10 and CPR 45
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2012

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that where a defendant’s Part 36 offer is made and accepted before proceedings are begun, the claimant is entitled to claim costs under CPR 36.10


Jones v Kaney leap-frog appeal to Supreme Court
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2010

The claimant brought a personal injury claim following a road accident


Recovering costs as damages
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2012

The recent decision in Herrmann v Withers LLP raises several textbook issues which arise in claims against professionals


Litigants in person and costs recovery
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


A round-up of some recent litigation cases
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2015

Two phone hacking claims were struck out on the ground that they had been compromised by earlier settlement agreements between the parties. Although


Straight talking about proportionate costs
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2015

We've been waiting for nearly two years for some guidance from the courts on the new proportionality test for costs introduced in 2013. It has come


The cost of professional discourtesy
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2013

The most frequently complained about breach of etiquette in this age of constant cyber communication is the failure to reply to an email. In the


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

The claimant insurers' contribution claim was struck out on the ground that the genesis of their liability was not the same as the defendant's