Rupert Jackson, ‘Does good faith have any role in construction contracts?’

“The scheme of this lecture is first to look at the origins of ‘good faith’ in Roman law and civil law; then to examine its more limited role in common law jurisdictions; then to consider what (if anything) a contractual obligation of good faith actually means. After that, as is only fitting in Hong Kong, I shall look at the expansive role of good faith in Chinese law. Finally, I shall focus on the exiguous role of good faith in construction contracts …” (more)

Lord Justice Jackson, ‘Does good faith have any role in construction contracts?’, Pinsent Masons Lecture in Hong Kong, 22 November 2017.

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