When will standard terms be rejected as inconsistent with the specially agreed terms of the contract?

When will standard terms be rejected as inconsistent with the specially agreed terms of the contract?

pages-from-jibfl_2016_vol31_issue09_oct_fullIn the October 2016 edition of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Malcolm Waters QC considers the recent decision of Alexander v West Bromwich Mortgage Co Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 496 which focuses attention in the mortgage context on the principles to be applied in cases where the contract contains an inconsistency clause and it is alleged that there is an inconsistency between the specially agreed terms and the printed standard terms.

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