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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


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


Fraudulent claims in all their guises
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2014

You couldn't come up with a more confusing legal tangle if you tried than that concerning claims tainted by fraud. The main source of confusion is


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


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


Another fine mess Mitchell, CPR 3.10 and the service rules
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2014

In Integral Petroleum SA v SCC-Finanz AG late service of particulars of claim to an email address not authorised for service was treated as valid


Execution of deeds
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2011

For a document to be enforceable as a deed, it must be delivered as a deed


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


Recovery of success fees
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 3 2011

The defendant appealed successfully against a detailed assessment of costs in a clinical negligence infant claim arising out of a premature birth caused by a road traffic accident


Issue in haste, repent at leisure
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

Issuing a claim form is important because it stops time running for the purpose of limitation. Where a claimant is up against the end of a limitation