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Damages following an offer of amends (Barron MP and others v Collins MEP)

Published on: 16 February 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Damages following an offer of amends (Barron MP and others v Collins MEP)
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  • Briefly, what was the background to this case?
  • What were the key issues before the court?
  • In sum, what legal principles did the court apply when assessing compensation?
  • To what extent does the judgment clarify the law in this area? Are there any grey issues or unresolved issues remaining?
  • What should practitioners take away from this case in terms of best practice and procedure, advising clients etc?
  • Are there any other points worth mentioning here?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: Discussing Barron and others v Collins, Aidan Wills, barrister at Matrix Chambers, says this judgment clarifies how, and at what stage, aggravating conduct by a defendant who has made an offer of amends should be assessed. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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