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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


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


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


Pre-action costs
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2010

The bank sought to enforce a guarantee against the defendant in proceedings (the Guarantee Claim


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


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


Causation and limitation
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2010

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has successfully appealed against a decision allowing more than 1,000 ex-servicemen to proceed with claims for damages for injuries allegedly caused by exposure to fallout from British nuclear weapon tests in Australia and on islands in the Pacific Ocean during the Cold War in the 1950s


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


Non-party costs orders
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2011

If an application for a non-party costs order cannot be made on the documents already available, it should not normally be made at all


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