Force Majeure: A Get Out of Jail Card for Contract Disputes?

Talking us through the 2021 outlook and the economic – and legal – fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, Naismiths Director of Dispute Resolution and Expert Witness Adrian Aston, writes for Accountancy Today.

“While wrangles over leases hit the headlines in 2020, this year is set to see a surge in the number of disputes over construction projects that were delayed by lockdown restrictions.

Clearly, the stakes with expensive capital investments are high. If a company commissions the construction of a new factory or the refurbishment of an office, and the project is completed late, it may incur substantial losses…”

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