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Betting Errors – Paddy Power Case Highlights Importance Of Fair Exclusion Clauses

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Thursday, 21 July 2022 By Benjamin Fellows, Gajendran Balachandran

The recent English High Court case of Longley v PBB Entertainment1provides an interesting analysis of the principles of offer and acceptance and the doctrine of mistake. The Court also held that a term in a business’s standard terms and conditions, which sought to entitle the business to exclude liability by reason of human error of its employees, was fair within the context of the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

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Benjamin Fellows

Benjamin Fellows

Benjamin Fellows has a range of experience of litigation and dispute resolution in the financial services sector, with particular focus on consumer credit and retail banking, asset finance, payment services and merchant acquiring, invoice financing, and professional negligence claims.

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Gajendran Balachandran

Gajendran Balachandran

Gajendran Balachandran is an associate at DLA Piper. He practices in the area of litigation and arbitration, with particular focus on commercial and contractual disputes, and regulatory advisory work. His clients include companies in a range of sectors including construction and infrastructure, insurance, mining, banking and finance and general investment.

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