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A return to syntactical construction of commercial contracts?

Published on: 20 April 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • A return to syntactical construction of commercial contracts?
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Article summary

Commercial analysis: The High Court decision in AL Challis Ltd v British Gas Trading Ltd indicates a departure from the business common sense approach to the construction of commercial contracts, says Philip Shepherd QC, of XXIV Old Buildings. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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