Contract Law - Spring Update
This webinar is an update on contract law covering the latest guidance from the Court of Appeal, and other notable judgments, in relation to contractual interpretation, rectification of mistakes, and the meaning of commonly used terms such as ‘reasonable’, ‘discretion’ and ‘good faith’.
The webinar will be relevant to litigators and commercial contracts lawyers.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- New Court of Appeal guidance on the extent to which pre-contractual material can be of assistance in interpreting contracts
- Clarification by the Court of Appeal of the test for rectifying contract terms for mistake
- When agreements are ‘agreements to agree’ and therefore not enforceable
- The meaning of ‘discretion’, ‘reasonably’ and ‘good faith’ in contracts, and circumstances in which good faith will be implied into a contract
- Alternative means to obtain payment under principles of unjust enrichment where there is no binding contract in existence
- Recap of the principles set down by the Supreme Court in Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd in relation to non-reliance clauses, and in One Step (Support) Ltd v Morris-Garner, relating to negotiating damages
This pre-recorded webinar will be streamed at 12:30pm on Thursday 26th March 2020 and will remain available to view by delegates who have registered by then for 90 days.