2017 Contract Law Update

2 CPD hours - £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course will highlight recent case law developments on topics of interest to commercial lawyers. It will provide links to relevant source materials.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on the most recent developments in relation to topics including:

  • the meaning of “consequential loss” in limitation of liability clauses
  • foreseeability of an alleged frustrating event as a bar to relief
  • whether overpayments made with full knowledge of facts not recoverable
  • the role of a contractual duty of good faith
  • whether a clause requiring written variations precludes an oral variation

Course created January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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