Commercial common sense in contractual interpretation: Further views from the Inner House

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Abstract

In recent years there have been a number of cases in both Scotland and England where the use of commercial common sense in interpreting commercial contracts has been discussed. Hoe International Ltd v Andersen and Another is the latest offering by the Inner House on the issue. In this case the court made some controversial comments on the use of commercial common sense in interpreting commercial contracts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)423-429
JournalEdinburgh Law Review
Volume21
Issue number3
Early online date30 Sep 2017
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 30 Sep 2017

Keywords

  • contract
  • interpretation
  • commercial common sense
  • business common sense

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