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Good faith is there a new implied duty in English contract law?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2013

English law does not currently recognise a universal implied duty on contracting parties to perform their obligations in good faith. This differs from


Court intervenes in a commercial party’s discretionary powers
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 1 2017

The recent decision in BHL v Leumi ABL Ltd 2017 EWHC 1871 (QB) illustrates the courts' willingness to scrutinise and challenge the exercise of a


No contract but want to be paid? Quantum meruit can help, but you might be in for a surprise
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

It’s the old story


Consequences of failing to follow procedure
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2013

The EAT has held that, in some circumstances, a failure to follow a grievance procedure could amount to a breach of the implied duty of


Screenshotting in Snapchat - Copyright Law Concerns
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

Snapchat, the fast-growing social media networkmessaging app, has spawned some copyright controversy in the United Kingdom. In a recent Q&A session


Worldwide Freezing Orders: Court of Appeal clarifies the standard of proof relating to the existence of assets
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • September 15 2017

Freezing orders can be a useful tool for claimants seeking to preserve the defendant's assets until judgment can be enforced. In order to benefit


Special offer - pay less for the same - but is it a binding contract?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2010

Just suppose a builder is pressurised to accept less, under its building contract, than it was entitled to receive


Global International Arbitration Update - August 2017
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Belgium, Ecuador, France, Germany, Vietnam, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Global, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Qatar, Romania
  • August 17 2017

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has introduced a number of changes to its Arbitration Rules and Rules for Expedited


A new tort - malicious prosecution of civil proceedings
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2016

On 20 July 2016, a nine member panel of the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Willers v Joyce and Anor (in substitution for and in their


Liquidated damages pushing the boundaries
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2014

In recent years liquidated damages have strayed beyond the typical delay and performance damages; they also appear in provisions that on their face do