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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


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 for pure economic loss and complex structure theory
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2010

The scope of any duty of care does not cover damage caused "to the thing itself"


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


Calderbank offers revisited
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2014

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Walker Construction (UK) Ltd v Quayside Homes Ltd suggests that it may not be necessary for a defendant to


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


Mediation and Part 36 offers
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2012

This case concerned claims for dilapidations arising out of the defendant tenant’s alleged breaches of repairing covenants under subleases relating to a property in the City of London


Litigation privilege not so easy to come by
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2014

In recent years the courts have been slow to allow a party to litigation to refuse to disclose a relevant contemporaneous report on the ground that it


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


Lloyds TSB Bank Plc v Markandan & Uddin meaning of “completion”
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2012

Where the defendant firm of solicitors had caused, through no fraud of their own, mortgage monies paid to it to be paid out to fraudsters in breach of the terms of their instructions and authority, it had acted in breach of trust