Giving meaning to UK contracts

Author: | Published: 24 Apr 2017

A recent UK Supreme Court judgment has confirmed that when interpreting a contract, the wider context in which it was agreed should always be considered

The UK Supreme Court handed down a new judgment on contractual interpretation on March 29 (Wood v Capita Insurance Services). It marks a subtle but significant and welcome reassertion of the modern orthodoxy in favour of considering the contract as a whole, which had been disrupted by two recent judgments....