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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


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


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 of parent company to subsidiary’s employees
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2012

A parent company can owe a direct duty of care to its subsidiary’s employees in appropriate circumstances, which is independent of any questions of vicarious liability or piercing the corporate veil


Third party claims against insurers
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2011

The claimants leased premises damaged by fire in 2006


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


Defective Part 36 offers
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2012

An offer which is stated to be made in accordance with Part 36 can still fail to qualify as a Part 36 offer, if it fails to comply with the formal requirements of CPR 36.2


A second bite of the cherry - Jackson and abuse of process
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2013

As lawyers digest the Court of Appeal decision in Mitchell v Newsgroup Newspapers Ltd about relief from sanctions under the new CPR 3.9, there is one


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


The battle to reduce the costs of litigation
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2014

It used to be the case that a party to litigation could decide for themselves how much they wanted to pay their lawyers and how much time they wanted