Contract case law update – September 2016

1st September 2016

We hope you enjoyed the first edition of our contract law case law update in June.

Nick Pointon

In this second edition we look at the landmark judgment of the Supreme Court on illegality in Patel v Mirza, the ECJ’s significant judgment on unfair contract terms in the latest Amazon case, the Court of Appeal’s recent observations on the effects of repudiatory breach in MSC v Cottonex Anstalt, and the High Court’s latest statements on the subject of good faith in the exercise of termination rights in Monde Petroleum v Westernzagros, before revisiting the subject of oral variations in the face of anti-oral variation clauses following the Court of Appeal’s latest decision on the subject in MWB v Rock Advertising.

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