Contractual Interpretation after Arnold v Britton: What does it all mean?

14th Nov 2016

In their article for the Autumn 2016 edition of the ADR Digest, Steven Walker QC and David Johnson examine the implications of the Supreme Court decision in Arnold v Britton on contractual interpretation and consider whether it marks a departure from the purposive approach developed by the House of Lords in the first decade of the 21st century.

Drawing on other decisions from the Supreme Court and from overseas, they look at whether or not it will lead to a shift in the way issues of contractual construction are approached by the courts and whether further areas of law, such as rectification and remoteness, are likely to be affected.

To read the full article please click here.

The article was first published in ADR Issue 21.

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