STAYINformed – Commercial e-bulletin #3

April 24, 2020

Keeping you up-to-date with the latest news and legal issues from the commercial team at Exchange Chambers during the Covid-19 Lock Down.

In this week’s roundup:

The Interpretation of Contracts – Again
Simon Whitfield looks at the interpretation of contracts – again, in light of the recent Court of Appeal decision in Teeside Gas Transportation Ltd v CATS North Sea Ltd & Ors. [2020] EWCA Civ 503.

Business Interruption Insurance – Does it provide any relief in the current crisis?
Jonathan Lowe provides his expertise on business interruption cover in the current climate.

Property law video update: Business rates during and after the virus
In the second instalment of the Property law team‘s video legal updates, Peter Dixon provides the latest on business rates – during and after the virus.

Sign of the times: Debenhams Retail Ltd (in administration): Administrators and furlough arrangements
In a follow up article, Lisa Linklater and Harriet Hartshorn examine the matter of Debenhams Retail Ltd (in Administration), the second urgent application in a week to the High Court in respect of furlough arrangements.

Property law video update: Coronavirus and property transactions
In the third instalment of the Property law team’s video legal updates series, Bill Hanbury examines property transactions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Drafting Wills during the pandemic
An article co-authored by Stephanie Kerr (Brabners LLP) and Exchange Chambers’ John Waiting, written from the point of view of contentious probate practitioners. 

The Show Must Go On (but only where it is in the interests of justice for it to do so)…
In this article, Jodie Wildridge and Simon Whitfield discuss the further guidance from HHJ Eyre QC on the approach to be taken to applications made in consequence of the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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