THERE ARE 110 POSTS ON THIS SITE: HERE IS A GUIDE TO HELP YOU TAKE YOUR PICK
This site has been going for a month now. During that time there have been 110 individual posts across a wide range of subjects. To help readers we thought it was time that the posts were catalogued in an easily available way. (To further assist most of the posts are categorised in any event. If, […]
Frustration and force majeure: a dam about to burst?
Issues of frustration and force majeure are likely to come to the fore in the light of the problems caused by coronavirus. Dr Nathan Smith looks at a recent case and the factors Given the disruptive effect that the coronavirus has had on economies around the world, it is inevitable that it will have a […]
FORCE MAJEURE: A “BEGINNER’S GUIDE”
An earlier post from Andrew Singer QC dealt with force majeure posts in construction projects. We asked Shaylla Shabbir, a pupil at Kings, to set out the basic principles of force majeure. THE UNDERLYING PRINCIPLE The underlying principle of force majeure is that the occurrence of certain events is outside a party’s control […]
THE LAW OF FRUSTRATION:ITS RELEVANCE TO LAWYERS AND LITIGATORS
The current crisis is likely to bring principles of contractual law, such as frustration, to the fore. Here Mark Harper QC sets out the basic principles and considers the practical issues arising out of coronavirus. THE PRESENT PANDEMIC The present pandemic will impact on the ability of parties to perform contracts and will inevitably […]