Dispute resolution

Recent Supreme Court decision: Tiuta International Ltd (in Liquidation) v De Villiers Surveyors Ltd [2017] UKSC 77

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In this recent decision, the Supreme Court considered the proper approach to the quantum of damages in professional negligence refinance cases. More …

A timely reminder on requests to amend a claim

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In a recent case, the High Court has confirmed the law in relation to a request for a late amendment to a claim. The main point to take away is that if an amendment is crucial to your case – it is best not to leave it until 'the 11th hour'. More …

Judgment from the Supreme Court in Welsh Care Home Sector case

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Our team represented a client in the Supreme Court where a judgment was handed down. More …

Using 'will', 'shall' and 'must' in commercial contracts

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Winston Churchill declared that, "We shall fight on the beaches" - not 'must' or 'will' – but 'shall'. 'Shall', 'must' and 'will' are all modal verbs (verbs used to express an obligation). In a commercial contract setting, you want to be sure that the strength of obligation agreed by the parties is reflected in the agreement. More …

Defamation analysis: What are the risks when reporting on potentially defamatory allegations?

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IP & IT analysis: What are the risks when reporting on potentially defamatory allegations? More …

Jill Bainbridge appointed co-chair of IP Committee at TAGLaw

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Building on her international reputation for handling Intellectual Property disputes, Jill Bainbridge has just been appointed co-chair of the IP committee of our international legal network, TAGLaw. TAGLaw is one of the five largest legal alliances in the world and one of the Global 'Elite' according to Chambers. With 155 member firms in 87 countries, this is a network with extensive reach and so this appointment puts Jill at the heart of IP developments around the world. More …

QSRC LTD (‘QSRC’), Regina (on the Application of) -V- National health service Commissioning Board (‘NHS England’) and another

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Judgment was handed down on Monday 21 December in the first case to consider the NHS (Competition, Procurement and Patient Choice) More …

Blake Morgan Partner to speak at IIPLA Global IP Summit 2015 London

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Blake Morgan's head of Intellectual Property, Jill Bainbridge will be speaking at the leading international IP summit in London on 29th July. More …

If a sixth form teacher goes on strike, how much of their pay can their employer withhold?

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Today, 14 May 2015 the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment in the case of Hartley & Others v King Edward VI College [2015] EWCA Civ 455. More …