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Top ten English contract law cases of 2019

Top ten English contract law cases of 2019

"The recent history of the common law of contractual interpretation is one of continuity rather than change. One of the attractions of English law as a legal system of choice in commercial matters is its stability and continuity, particularly in contractual interpretation.”

These were Lord Hodge’s words in Wood v Capita Insurance Services Limited [2017] UKSC 24. They still ring true: in a year of political uncertainty, one thing we’ve been able to count on is the stability of English contract law.

We’ve picked out ten cases every commercial lawyer should know about from the last year.