The Interpretation of Contracts, 5th Edition
Fifth Edition of the Interpretation of Contracts by Sir Kim Lewison. The work includes fresh commentary and cases covering each chapter of the main work, updating the Fifth Edition to the end of July 2013. The First Supplement includes: - The decision of the Supreme Court in Rainy Sky SA v Kookmin Bank and subsequent cases that have applied it; - Restrictions on the use of background knowledge in documents to be placed on a public register; - The limits of the application of business common sense; - The extent to which entire agreement clauses preclude the implication of terms; - Further developments in the implication of terms following Belize Telecom; - The effect on interpretation of the Human Rights Act; - The curing of ambiguity by election of one party; - The test of uncertainty; - The admissibility of evidence to identify parties; - Misnomer; - The exclusion of rights and remedies; - Contractual discretions; - Best endeavours obligations; - Formal requirements for exercise of an option. With well over 100 new case references from the last two years, this is a clear and concise update of the essential main work.