Force majeure, frustration and contracts

Hewitson, Russell (2020) Force majeure, frustration and contracts. The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, 2020 (2). pp. 116-123. ISSN 0010-8200

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Examines the difficulties which restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic pose for the completion of house sales, and whether force majeure clauses and the doctrine of frustration may help address the problems. Reviews the requirements for force majeure, including its cumulative characteristics, and the types of relief available. Discusses the situations in which a contract may be frustrated and what constitutes a frustrating event.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: M100 Law by area
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Northumbria Law School
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Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2020 11:55
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2020 14:30

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