1. ESSENTIAL READING FOR THIS PART

0. 

General instructions for this part

1.0

Questions to prepare and discuss (Contract law, part 3)

1.1 

Contract law workbook 3 (Remedies and Terms Modifying Liability)

 

 

2. LECTURE MATERIALS

2.1 

Interpretation and Control of Clauses Restricting liability

Audio: Control of clauses restricting liability 1
Audio: Control of clauses restricting liability 2

2.2 

Breach of contract 1 and termination

Audio: Discharge by termination

2.3

Breach of contract 2 and monetary remedies

Audio: Monetary remedies: damages and limiting factors

 

3. OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL READING

3.1 

Cavendish Square Holdings BV v Makdessi [2015] UKSC 67

3.2 

Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Ltd [2018] UKSC 20

3.3 

Farley v Skinner [2001] UKHL 49

3.4  

Wood v Capita Insurance Services [2017] UKSC 24

3.5 

Arnold v Britton [2015] UKSC 36

 

 

4. MULTI-MEDIA MATERIALS

4.1: Sir Bernard Rix BLC Guest Lecture

A discussion on contract interpretation in different legal systems, given for the BLC by the former President of the UK’s Commercial Court

 

4.2: Wood v Capita Insurance


A UK Supreme Court judgment on interpreting contractual clauses (in this case, an indemnity)

4.3: Arnold v Britton [2015] UKSC 36



A UK Supreme Court judgment on implied terms in English contract law

4.4: Cavendish v Makdessi [2015] UKSC 67



A UK Supreme Court judgment on liquidated damages and penalty clauses under English law

4.5: Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Ltd [2018] UKSC 20



A broad-ranging UK Supreme Court judgment on common law damages principles conducted in the context of a review of the circumstances in which damages can be awarded by reference to the estimated value of a lost right to negotiate a fee for release of a contractual right