BITE SIZE KNOW HOW FROM THE ENGLISH COURTS
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Applying the now well-known “unitary exercise” of contractual construction, the Court of Appeal has found that although there were strong linguistic grounds for accepting the claimant’s interpretation of a sub-clause when viewed in isolation, viewing the contract as a whole and in its commercial setting, in fact the defendants’ construction was to be preferred.
Teeside Gas Transportation Ltd v CATS North Sea Limited & Ors