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Avoid a contractual own goal - the importance of entire agreement clauses

Associate Michael Budd looks at the importance of clarity when drafting entire agreement clauses

Michael Budd Associate


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Weightmans welcomes social housing specialist

National law firm Weightmans has appointed a leading social housing expert to its growing team in Liverpool.


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MS v Leicestershire County Council

The defendant highway authority had no liability to the claimant in negligence in respect of a warning sign that she alleged was obscured by foliage.

Andrew Clarke Partner

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Spreading the net on vicarious liability

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that an employer can be vicariously liable for the wrongful acts by its employees done with the intention of harming…

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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YH v Kirklees Council, Occupiers' Liability Act 1957

The defendant local authority was not liable for injuries suffered by a primary school pupil who fell when using play equipment in the school...

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Cavanagh v Witley Parish Council, Court of Appeal

The defendant local authority was liable to the claimant for a tree that fell onto the highway and collided with the bus he was driving.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Duty of care, negligence and assumption of responsibility

When the Supreme Court reconvene for the Michaelmas term in October, public bodies will be keenly awaiting the judgments in...

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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