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"Same Damage" - Section 1 of the Contribution Act of 1978

An old conundrum was posed during a recent TCC hearing I had: what exactly is meant by ‘same damage’ within the meaning of section 1 of the Contribution Act of 1978? The background of the instant case concerned a compromise in the original action that had been effected on different bases to that being alleged for the contribution claim.  It was held that the mechanism/allega... [More]

Aggregation clauses...as easy as 1,2,3?

    The individuals invited to invest in holiday homes in Turkey and Morocco by Midas International Property plc might, if they had reflected on the myth of King Midas’ golden touch, have had second thoughts before they parted with the price for their undeveloped plots. Perhaps some did but placed confidence in a scheme by which their funds would be held in escrow by solicito... [More]