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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

Mistake and rectification of contracts: two recent cases
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2010

Two recent cases have highlighted when the court will allow rectification of a contract following mistake

Contract interpretation - 10 things you need to know
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2015

A common cause of disputes in EPC Contracts can be conflicting or ambiguous wording in the contract. The process of agreeing the terms of an EPC

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

Top three construction cases: June 2016
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2016

A case examining a dispute as to when there has been a full and final settlement agreement between the contractual parties of the final account

Negotiating a bond or guarantee
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2011

This month in our sister newsletter Dispatch, we reported on the case of Kookmin Bank v Rainy Sky SA & Others where the Supreme Court preferred the Buyers’ construction of a bond because it was consistent with the commercial purpose of the instrument

Gross negligence in construction contracts - law and practice
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2015

The starting point has remained the same for almost 200 years: the tort of gross negligence is not a concept that is recognised by English law

Limitation and exclusion clauses in construction contracts
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

When negotiating construction contracts, including building contracts and professional consultant appointments, many parties will seek to exclude or