Contractual damages

The judgment of the House of Lords in Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc (The Achilleas) [2008] UKHL 48 considered the law on recoverable damages following a breach of contract. Although all members of the House were in agreement… Read more

Think carefully before refusing to mediate

The court may penalise a party in costs even if it takes the view that any mediation would have been unlikely to succeed: Attorney General of Zambia v Meer Care & Desai (A Firm) and others [2007] EWHC 1540 (Ch). … Read more