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Navigating the hazards of Part 36 offers Part 2

Published on 08 October 2021. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate

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In our first article we looked at problems associated with settlement offers made in multiparty actions and settlement offers where the intended consequence is unclear. In this article we look at some of the issues that can be caused by the litigation process itself and upon the way the offer is made.

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Navigating the hazards of Part 36 offers Part I

Published on 28 September 2021. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate

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Most claims seek money from other people. Although such claims might be for money owed for goods and services, or compensation for loss caused by breach of contract, or compensation for injury or damage to property or for defamation, the fundamental point of the claim is that the Claimant wants to be paid, and will agree to settle if sufficient money is offered.

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Retailers to be consulted on new legislation for protection from terrorist attacks

Published on 22 June 2021. By Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate and Gavin Reese, Partner

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The Government is currently consulting with the public and retailers to seek their views on proposed legislation requiring the occupiers of "publicly accessible locations" to implement measures to protect employees and members of the public in the event of a terrorist attack.

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General liability newsletter - August 2019

Published on 05 August 2019. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Robert John, Senior Associate and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate

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The latest general liability news coming out of the courts.

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General liability newsletter April 2019

Published on 30 April 2019. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate

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The latest general liability news coming out of the courts.

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General liability newsletter November 2018

Published on 01 November 2018. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate

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The latest general liability news coming out of the courts.

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General liability newsletter July 2018

Published on 09 August 2018. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate

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The latest general liability news coming out of the courts.

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General liability newsletter April 2018

Published on 30 April 2018. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate

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Employees owe a duty to their employers to carry out their work with reasonable care so as to avoid accident and injury. Employers are vicariously liable for the negligence of their employees but are entitled to claim a contribution or indemnity from their negligent employee in appropriate circumstances.

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General liability update October 2017

Published on 17 October 2017. By Gavin Reese, Partner and Jonathan Drake, Senior Associate

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The latest general liability news coming out of the courts.

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