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Commercial Contracts Bulletin - July 2017
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2017

In Goodlife Foods Ltd v Hall Fire Protection Ltd 2017 EWHC 767, the Technology and Construction Court (“TCC”) has rejected an attempt to challenge a


Ensure that defined terms are used consistently; ambiguity can be costly
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

Defined terms can greatly simplify contract wording but equally, if used inconsistently, such terms can lead to ambiguity and the risk of costly


Projects & Construction Law Update - July 5, 2017 - Case Law Update
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 5 2017

Debates around the proper interplay of applications to lift suspension of a contract and applications for specific disclosure regularly recur in


Exclusion clauses in commercial contracts: the contract is king
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

It is quite difficult to explain to a non-lawyer why the decision in Persimmon Homes Ltd and others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd is important. After all


Extent of exclusion clause
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

In a recent decision of the Technology and Construction Court, HHJ Davies provided further guidance on the interpretation of exclusion clauses and


Minimum performance levels in your contract - are they binding or not?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2017

A recent Court of Appeal decision has found that a table of minimum acceptable performance levels in a services contract were contractually binding


Court of Appeal considers implied variation and good faith in relation to contractual rights of termination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2017

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision granting summary judgment to a defendant in relation to an allegation that it had wrongfully terminated a


Court of Appeal decision casts doubt on principles requiring narrow interpretation of exclusion clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2017

The Court of Appeal has found that an exclusion clause in an engineering services contract was effective to exclude any liability on the part of the


Contra proferentem rule when interpreting commercial contracts
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2017

In Persimmon Homes v Ove Arup, the Court of Appeal declined to apply the contra proferentem rule to an exemption clause in a major construction


Compare and Contrast Effectiveness of Risk Allocation Clauses in the UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

No party really wants to subject itself to unknown liability. Contracts are intended to reflect appropriate risk allocation between the parties and