Tag Archives: Contract

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 […]

FORCE MAJEURE CLAUSES IN ON-GOING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19

Andrew Singer QC addresses the contractual position with on-going construction projects.   The JCT standard forms of Building Contracts contain express “force majeure “ clauses. The 2016 edition version is at clause 2.29.15. “ Force Majeure” is a Relevant Event under the Contract. The NEC 3 and NEC 4 forms of contact contains at clause […]