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A question of contractual construction (SEA2011 Inc v ICT Ltd)

Published on: 06 April 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • A question of contractual construction (SEA2011 Inc v ICT Ltd)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What were the principles the court employed to determine the identity of the contracting parties and to correct the mistakes as to identity in the contract?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Commercial analysis: What happens when a written contract contains the wrong name for one of the parties? Henry Byam-Cook, a barrister at 20 Essex Street Chambers, explains why the effect of the judgment in SEA2011 Inc v ICT Ltd is that the law is considerably simplified. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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