Winkelmann, Glazebrook and France, ‘Contractual Interpretation’

INTRODUCTION
“We start with some general points about the interpretation of contracts, before discussing in more detail the methodology of interpretation and, in particular, the modern purposive approach to interpretation with its greater use of extrinsic aids to interpretation. Relevant differences between colloquium jurisdictions are highlighted and similarities to and differences from the position in England and Wales are discussed. We then deal with implied terms, the parol evidence rule and interpretive approaches to certain types of contracts, including oral contracts, consumer contracts (including insurance), online contracts and registered instruments …” (more)

Hon Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann, Hon Justice Glazebrook and Hon Justice Ellen France, ‘Contractual Interpretation’, Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium, held in Singapore 28–30 May 2019.

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