Transactions in Trouble

The seminar examines the legal history, and current approach, to construction of commercial contracts. In particular, it examines the ever-growing tension as between the ‘natural meaning’ and ‘commercial purpose’ approaches to interpretation in the context of recent case law and academic discussion. The seminar examines implications of the recent developments for practitioners and gives guidance on how best to avoid and approach litigation concerning commercial contracts.

Winner: UK Bar Awards 2023
The Lawyer Awards 2022: Chambers of the Year