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Filling gaps: Implied terms in contracts

Published on 22 December 2016. By Amelia Payne, Associate and Tim Brown, Partner

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The Court of Appeal has held that where a contract would, on its face, be unenforceable because the parties failed to agree an essential term, the missing term cannot be implied.

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Pragmatism in the High Court: Correcting errors in arbitration

Published on 22 September 2016. By Amelia Payne, Associate and Jonathan Wood, Head of International Arbitration

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The High Court has held that the words "any errors of a similar nature" within r27.1 of the London Court of Arbitration Rules 1998 covered clarifying or removing ambiguity within an award by a tribunal.

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The Recast Brussels Regulation – considering exclusions

Published on 21 March 2016. By Amelia Payne, Associate and Simon Hart, Partner

The High Court has recently considered jurisdictional issues relating to a claim concerning the claimants' entitlement to certain shares held by the deceased businessman, Sami Shamoon.

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The effectiveness of a US exclusive jurisdiction clause in light of the (Recast) Brussels Regulation

Published on 22 October 2015. By Amelia Payne, Associate and Simon Hart, Partner

The Court of Appeal ruled that a company which provides benefits to employees of associated group companies may be regarded as an employer if it provides those benefits to reward and encourage the employees for the benefit of their employer and the group as a whole.

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The rise of the food bank: society in action

Published on 29 April 2015. By Amelia Payne, Associate

The existence of, and the ever increasing reliance upon, food banks is an issue which has oft been mooted during the run up to the election with Jeremy Paxman ...

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“It is well enough that people…do not understand our banking system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”

Published on 09 January 2014. By Amelia Payne, Associate

As another tale of market manipulation hits the headlines, one has to admit that Mr. Ford probably wasn't far wrong.

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