Service of Papers During Lockdown

A solicitor acting for a claimant served particulars of claim on 25 March (i.e. two days after lockdown) at an empty and closed office...

COVID-19 and frustration of contract

The common-law doctrine of frustration of a contract applies where an unforeseen event occurs that is neither party’s fault but that...

COVID-19 and force majeure clauses

Commonly found in contracts, force majeure clauses can alter obligations and/or liabilities when an extraordinary event or circumstance...

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