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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


Renwick v Simon and Michael Brooke Architects latent damage in construction claims
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2011

The claimant homeowners must have had the knowledge required under s14A of the Limitation Act 1980 for bringing an action against the second defendant, William Attwell and Associates (Attwell), more than three years before they began proceedings against the firm


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


Quantum and loss of chance
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2011

The Court of Appeal reviewed the circumstances in which it is appropriate to apply a loss of chance approach to the assessment of damages, and in particular to claims for loss of profit


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


Time bars and estoppel
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Should I stay or should I go?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2013

UK Highways A55 Ltd v Hyder Consulting (UK) Ltd illustrates the risks for a claimant when it has not served particulars of claim and the 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


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"


Relief from sanctions
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2011

Where the claimant had been six minutes late in filing a Reply and Defence to Counterclaim and two minutes late in serving it, the judge had been correct to extend time for compliance even though the claimant was in breach of an unless order made by consent