James Fairbairn



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Refusing to engage in ADR

United Kingdom - July 18 2017 The courts have repeatedly held that a failure to engage in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and in particular mediation, may constitute…

Rob Francis

An update on force majeure and frustration in the context of COVID-19

United Kingdom - March 7 2022 The lockdowns implemented by the British government as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic have had a profound effect on business. In some…

Natasha Adams, Rob Francis

The risk of uncertain partnership arrangements

United Kingdom - November 21 2017 The risks for partnerships operating without a written partnership agreement in place are well known. A recent Court of Appeal case is a useful…

Rob Francis

Implied terms: Commercial Court refuses to imply term into a commercial agreement requiring a developer to sell a property within a reasonable time to trigger its obligation to pay a fee

United Kingdom - May 11 2020 Yoo Design Services Limited v. iLiv Reality PTE Limited [2020] EWHC 1077 (Comm) Dentons successfully defended a claim against the developer for…

Gemma Jones

Traders must now provide details of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options to consumers

United Kingdom - February 17 2016 New regulations came into force on 1 October 2015 which require traders selling to consumers to give information about alternative dispute resolution…

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