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Developments in contract: Uncertain clauses
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2018

Contractual terms may be void if they are too uncertain to be enforceable. The court’s role is to give legal effect to what the parties have agreed


Developments in contract: Termination and loss of bargain
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2018

A contract may be terminated early by either exercising a contractual right to terminate (eg through a termination clause), or the common law right to


Notice of termination takes effect when the employee reads it if no express term in the contract of employment
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2018

Many employment contracts expressly set out how notice of termination by an employer is considered to have been received by the employee. Disputes


Court of Appeal decision suggests courts will be slow to find contract terms void for uncertainty
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2018

The Court of Appeal has held that a provision in a franchise contract that allowed for the clawback of commission in certain circumstances was


Court of Appeal clarifies approach in ‘final straw’ constructive unfair dismissal cases
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2018

In a judgment this morning in Kaur -v- Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (the trust), the Court of Appeal has clarified the law on waiver of


Insurance and reinsurance contracts in the United Kingdom
  • Ince & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • April 27 2018

A structured guide to insurance and reinsurance contracts in the United Kingdom


Employer gets into hot water over pay freeze
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2018

In Abrahall and others v Nottingham City Council and another 2018 EWCA Civ 796, the Court of Appeal had to decide whether employees who continued to


On 'Gard': The Court Considers Subrogation Once Again
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2018

Fraser J finds that express contractual terms can override the law which governs subrogation claims This case concerns the proper


Clearly unclear and ambiguously unambiguous. What happens when a contractual term is unclear?
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2018

A recent decision in the Persimmon Homes Limited v Ove Arup case has continued to move away from the traditional contra proferentem rule which


Phones 4U Limited -v- EE Limited: sailing away from typical contractual termination principles
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2018

In this case, the High Court considered an application for a summary judgment under CPR Part 24 to dismiss the defendant’s counterclaim for damages