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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


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


Claim forms and service by email
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2015

Solicitors acting for opposing parties now routinely email each other throughout the lifetime of a dispute, but there is still reluctance to accept


Recent litigation cases
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2014

The Supreme Court has adjourned determination of an issue as to whether the 1999 costs regime, and in particular a claimant's right to recover any


Security for costs
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2012

The Court of Appeal held that an agreement to share the proceeds of litigation could not be inferred from a wife's contributions to the cost of her husband's litigation


Proximate cause
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2012

Where a loss has two proximate causes, one of which is within a marine insurance policy and the other expressly excluded, the exclusion takes effect to exempt the insurer from liability


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


Waiver of privilege
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2011

Where privileged material is deployed by a party for the purpose of an interim application in order to advance his case on the merits, it is not just to deny the other party the opportunity to refer to such material at trial