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Getting evidence from third parties – how far can you go?

Can third parties be made to provide private documents?
08 April 2014

When a contract requires you to be commercially reasonable, what do you have to do?

The basic principle that contracting parties do not automatically (ie without express contractual words) owe each other an obligation to act reasonably is still true in most cases.
01 April 2014


Current insurance law reform

Many of the harsher features of insurance law are in the process of being reformed. We take a look at proposals of particular interest to businesses purchasing insurance.
31 March 2014


Electronic databases and liens

In the recent case of Your Response Ltd v Datateam Business Media Ltd the Court of Appeal held that it was not possible to exercise a lien over an electronic database.
31 March 2014

Endeavours and certainty

In February 2011, Andrew Olins' dream to own and drive a Bristol 405D drophead coupe looked like it was going to come true.
28 March 2014

How imaginative settlements to disputes can turn out to be less than clever

Parties facing a dispute are usually well advised to try to reach an agreement to avoid it. But how and what pitfalls should they avoid?
27 March 2014


Financial Services Series; Issue 6

Welcome to this issue of our Financial Services Series where we look at what a Skilled Person Report is, when they are used and the issues arising dealing with Skilled Persons and their Reports.
25 March 2014

Court of Appeal upholds right to operate taxi permit schemes on private land

First Great Western has successfully upheld the legality of a permit scheme introduced at Temple Meads station in 2012 following the Court of Appeal’s confirmation of the High Court decision.
20 March 2014

Investigatory reports liable to be used as evidence in subsequent proceedings

Transport: a recent court decision supports the view that independent agencies' reports provide valuable analysis of the facts and so can and should be used in subsequent court proceedings.
14 March 2014

Online CPDcast course on Penalty Clauses in SPA agreements

Dispute Resolution specialists from leading UK law firm Burges Salmon have contributed to a podcast for online 'Continuing Professional Development' CPD training course, CPDcast.
14 March 2014

A binding deal even when the document was not signed

Parties who negotiate contracts but choose not to sign them when the moment comes usually expect not to be bound. However, the courts are finding binding contracts have arisen in such circumstances.
10 March 2014

Does limitation of liability make it easier to get an injunction?

Where a supplier’s breach of contract could make you breach your own contracts and potentially become insolvent, you might reasonably hope to convince a court to stop the supplier acting.
10 March 2014

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