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Commercial Newsletter

March 2020

Welcome to the March 2020 edition of our Commercial Newsletter

In these uncertain times, with Government policy evolving on a daily basis, perhaps the only real certainty is that the coronavirus pandemic will have far reaching effects on a wide range of businesses, nationally, and internationally.

In this edition of our commercial newsletter, Graham Mead considers potential difficulties with contracts, and the key question of the moment: can a party to a contract seek to avoid performing its obligations due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

If there are any topics that you would like to see featured in a future edition of our newsletter, please do not hesitate to let us know.

For further information or advice please contact Andrew Kinnison at akinnison@prettys.co.uk.

Contents

Can a party to a contract seek to avoid performing its obligations due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This is a question that, perhaps inevitably, will affect everybody, in whichever sector they are working.  In addition to looking at contract terms, and trying to negotiate a resolution (perhaps by seeking to defer and re-arrange a booking or contract, rather than cancelling ... Read more

Coronavirus: Contractual Considerations

In the Commercial Dispute Resolution team we have recently seen a number of enquiries from our clients in relation to the impact of the Coronavirus. The majority of the enquiries that we have received in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team are in relation to ... Read more

Andrew Kinnison

Senior Associate

e akinnison@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298219

Graham Mead

Partner

e gmead@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298234

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