Andrew Grantham QC and Douglas Cochran discuss the operation of force majeure clauses and the doctrine of frustration in English law, both generally and in the context of COVID-19. Andrew will focus on issues that frequently arise in relation to force majeure clauses in recent cases as well as some of the leading cases of continuing relevance. Doug will address the application of the doctrine of frustration and its potential uses where COVID-19 has affected performance.

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