Peter Rees QC presented this paper to the Society of Construction Law at meetings in Sheffield on
8th June, Birmingham on 13th October and Tunbridge Wells on 8th December 2015.
It looks at the impact on the way contracts may be interpreted, following
the Supreme Court decision in Arnold v Britton, the extent to which that case has
changed both the five principles enunciated by Lord Hoffmann in ICS v West Bromwich,
and what seemed to be a trend towards interpreting contracts in the light of
commercial common sense.
To read the full paper, please click here.