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PRACTICE: A slip of the mouse

06 February 2015  

Jonathan Pratt and Doug Wass provide a warning on unintended settlements

In the recent case of Bieber v Teathers Ltd (in liquidation) [2014], Judge Pelling QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court) held that the parties had concluded a settlement agreement in an exchange of emails, notwithstanding the fact that the parties subsequently failed to agree the terms of a formal written settlement agreement.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Bieber & ors v Teathers Ltd (in liquidation) [2014] EWHC 4205 (Ch)

    Jirehouse Capital & ors v Beller & anor [2009] EWHC 2538 (Ch)

    Newbury v Sun Microsystems [2013] EWHC 2180 (QB)