Reports from the courts: November 2021

Our latest round up of court cases of most interest to construction comes from Andrew Croft and Ben Spannuth of Beale & Company Solicitors LLP. One judgment reinforces the view that the courts will support ‘the natural and ordinary meaning of the words used’ in commercial agreements; and in a Scottish case the judgment warns against ‘contrived or technical defences’ which the courts will ‘examine with a degree of scepticism’.

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