‘Interpretation of alleged inconsistencies between bespoke terms and standard forms’

“Last month, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in Septo Trading Inc v Tintrade Ltd. While the case does not change the law, it provides a helpful outline as to the approach to be taken to interpreting alleged inconsistencies between bespoke terms and the terms of standard forms within a given contract. The case will be of general interest to practitioners, in particular those whose practice incorporates construction or shipping work, where standard forms are commonplace …” (more)

[Helen Dennis, Thomson Reuters Construction Blog, 24 June]

First posted 2021-06-24 15:00:40

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