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The Supreme Court considers ‘Wrotham Park’ damages in Morris–Garner (Appellant) v. One Step [2018] UKSC 20

8 June 2018

Colin Ricciardiello considers the Supreme Court’s recent judgement illuminating how ‘Wrotham Park’ damages (hypothetical bargain and negotiating damages) should be assessed in a commercial contract.
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Sharpe Pritchard acts for Cambridge City Council in landmark punt injunction

1 June 2018

Sharpe Pritchard has acted for Cambridge City Council in a landmark High Court decision, in which an injunction was issued prohibiting punting operations in a number of locations on the Cam.
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No Oral Modification at the Supreme Court: Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd [2018] UKSC 24

24 May 2018

Following the appeal of the Rock Advertising Limited decision from the Court of Appeal in 2016, we analyse the judgment handed down on 16 May by the Supreme Court. This case is good news for employers and clients who are party to construction contracts – it provides protection against contracts being amended by contractors and consultants without written approval.
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PPP contracts – how to avoid bringing long-term contracts from the boardroom into the courtroom

16 May 2018

The jury is once again out on whether PFI contracts are worth entering into or whether the government should put an end to such arrangements. This unfavourable attention comes hot on the heels of construction giant Carillion’s insolvency in January 2018.
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Panel appointment for public law specialist

16 May 2018

London-based public law specialist, Sharpe Pritchard LLP, has been appointed to another local government legal services panel.
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