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We are experienced in product liability cases and claims relating to the sale and supply of goods and services. We can offer either one off or regular helpline services for our clients, providing same-day pragmatic advice on legal and commercial issues.


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  • 27 May 2016
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Is ACAS Early Conciliation working?

Early conciliation is a free service offered by ACAS. It was previously available on a purely voluntary basis, however, from May 2014 it became mandatory to contact ACAS before lodging a claim. This was in an effort to encourage early engagement and settlement between the parties, thereby, removing the need to pursue claims in the Employment Tribunal. ACAS conciliation remains open to the parties thereafter, but on a voluntary basis.

  • 25 April 2016
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

“No Oral Variation” Clauses: Do They Work?

Many commercial contracts contain a clause to the effect that any variations or amendments to the contract must be in writing. Parties to commercial agreements favour such clauses because they promote certainty: the parties know what they have to do to amend the contract and disputes about oral discussions are in theory avoided.

  • 23 February 2016
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

The Court of Appeal and TOWIE – more clarity on Part 36

The Court of Appeal has allowed the appeal in Sugar Hut Group –v- AJ Insurance, thereby allowing parties more confidence in predicting the consequences of a Part 36 offer. The case concerned a claim for damages arising from a fire at a nightclub that had featured prominently in “The Only Way is Essex”.

  • 04 January 2016
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

The future of Third Party Rights

Third party rights are increasingly being considered in place of collateral warranties. However, the use of third party rights by Employers may reduce following the decision in Hurley Palmer Flatt Limited v Barclays Bank plc .

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