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The Premier League, Covid-19, and Contractual Interpretation
24 February 2022
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Covid-19-related disruptions alone are not sufficient to absolve parties of their contractual obligations where the particular disruption caused does not directly effect those obligations.
A well-considered summary judgment application can achieve significant cost and time savings for parties. It took just over nine months from issuance of this application to judgment being delivered.
It is important for parties to draft force majeure clauses that appropriately reflect their risk and cover all events and circumstances in which they would want to invoke the clause.
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