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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


Managing risk: a disputes perspective (2017)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills recently held its annual disputes client conference exploring some key legal and compliance risks facing major corporates


High Court finds obligation to use “all reasonable endeavours” to reach agreement with third party was enforceable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2017

The High Court has upheld a contractual provision requiring a party to use "all reasonable endeavours" to obtain a senior debt facility agreement


UK Government pushed to impose a corporate duty to prevent human rights abuse
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The UK Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights latest report on Human Rights and Business has urged the Government to introduce new legislation


High Court finds option agreement void for uncertainty where it left delivery dates to be agreed
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The High Court has found that an option agreement for the purchase of oil tankers was void for uncertainty where it provided that the delivery date


The limits of good faith
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

The NEC Form of Contract is now in wide use in construction projects. The first clause says that the parties "shall act as stated in this contract


The UK Modern Slavery Act: One year on
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

Any organisation that provides goods or services, that generates a turnover in excess of £36 million and that carries on any part of its business in


Court of Appeal clarifies test for risk of dissipation of assets for notification injunctions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that a notification injunction (an order requiring a respondent to give notice of any dealings with or disposal of


Supreme Court on contractual interpretation - striking a balance between the language used and the commercial implications
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2017

In Wood (Respondent) v Capita Insurance Services Limited (Appellant) 2017 UKSC 24, the Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed an appeal brought by