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Wishful thinking - when is an agreement a binding contract?
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2017

During a conversation, in the Horse and Groom, Mr Ashley said he’d pay Mr Blue £15 million if Mr Blue could get the price of Sports Direct shares to


Court rules that pub ‘banter’ did not amount to legally binding deal
  • Osborne Clarke
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2017

On 26 July 2017 judgment was handed down in the high profile case between Jeffrey Blue, an investment banker who worked as a consultant for Sports


Contract termination: terminating under the contract vs terminating at common law
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2017

Contract terminations are often loaded with legal risk, and therefore parties often rely upon as many grounds as possible to justify a termination. A


What is repudiation?
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

Whether your counter-party has actually repudiated its contract is a big question. If you wrongly treat a contract as having been repudiated and so


Robin Rigg Supreme Court decision
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2017

In a decision that may come as a shock to many, and that will have potentially wide-reaching ramifications for English law contracts, the UK Supreme


What happens when a football match gets abandoned?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2015

On 14 May 2015 the Football League announced that the abandoned match between Blackpool and Huddersfield Town on 2 May 2015 has been decided as a 0-0


Fitness for purpose - to what extent do obligations in contractual specifications bite?
  • BPE Solicitors LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2017

The extent and application of “fitness for purpose” obligations in construction contracts has again been before the Courts and on 3 August 2017 the


Privilege: confidentiality and "clean hands”
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2017

In this case, the High Court considered whether a document was privileged, looking at whether it was confidential as between the employer and the


Is there a contract if the parties have been drinking?
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2017

While some of the details before the court were rather colourful, it was no surprise to see Mike Ashley successfully defeat Jeffrey Blue's claim for a


Supreme Court rules that contractor bears the risk where international design standard found to contain error
  • Osborne Clarke
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2017

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment on the high-profile case concerning failed foundation structures of the Robin Rigg offshore wind farm