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In Integral Petroleum SA v SCC-Finanz AG, late service of particulars of claim to an email address not authorised for service was treated as valid under CPR 3.10.
Doctors and social media download
A number of calls are taken each year from doctors and other clinical professionals reporting that damaging information has been published about them.
This article examines some of the different types of claim or medico-legal query Mills & Reeve received in its Claims Handling Unit or out-of-hours service during 2013.
Contractual disputes in sport download
There can be, and often are, disputes between clubs and players regarding the ‘extra’ contractual clauses that are often inserted into contracts.
Football insolvency download
The realities are that in any football insolvency the creditors (including the players) lose out and the players involved are usually at the lower-level clubs.
Match fixing download
Match-fixing cases tend to be messy. They can result in three (possibly four) sets of legal proceedings all running at once.
Pre-contracts in football download
It is common practice for clubs to ask players to enter into pre-contract agreements. However, are such agreements enforceable?
Right to work for sportspeople? download
It is not uncommon for sportspeople to find themselves being ‘benched’ for reasons other than their on-field performance or their off-field behaviour.
The great doping debate in sport download
New research suggests that athletes using steroids for only a short period could gain an unfair advantage over ‘clean’ competitors for up to 10 years.
The BBC case serves to highlight the importance of a charity’s independence.
Not many people shed a tear for the players when a club goes into administration. But the players involved in the majority of cases are at the lower level clubs.
Mills & Reeve has merged with George Davies Solicitors, increasing its national insolvency and recovery team by 50 per cent.
Mills & Reeve’s Manchester office has been shortlisted in the 2013 Northwest Football Awards for its outstanding provision of professional services to football.
A ‘need’ for golf courses download
The case of R (oao Cherkeley Campaign Limited) v Mole Valley DC and Anr is a very interesting read and provides a useful source of guidance on the meaning of ‘need’.
Mills & Reeve has announced that its merger with Manchester firm George Davies has completed.
Henning Berg’s recent ‘win’ in claiming £2.25m compensation from Blackburn Rovers was a concerning insight into corporate governance within that club.