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Jason has advised on a wide range of commercial disputes including intellectual property and IT matters. He has a particular interest in EU and international comparative law as well as English contract law. Jason was selected for the London Super Lawyers for years 2013-15.
Posts by: Jason Rix
- Exemption and non-reliance clauses
- Covid, crises and legally what we may be able to learn
- When is it unreasonable to withhold consent?
- Oh no, not another case on good faith and rationality
- Still sanctioned: "in order to comply with any mandatory provision of law”
- What does "prior to Completion" mean?
- Will COVID-19 trigger a force majeure clause under my contract?
- Morley and me: good faith, man's best friend?
- “Please go ahead with the below…” a binding contract?
- Nevermind the John Lewis ad, the latest update to Lewison is out
- Quincecare: can you exclude the implied duty?
- Sanctioned: “in order to comply with any mandatory provision of law”
- Clearing the high-jump: implied term makes it over the M&S v BNP Paribas
- A new test for when the court will rectify a common mistake
- Force majeure, causation and damages – a “Classic” conundrum
- You’ve got mail: the High Court puts a stamp on good faith and relational contracts
- Discretion is the better part of valour - navigating contractual decision-making
- Estate agent's commission: Supreme Court on binding agreements and implied terms
- A Wolff in lamb’s clothing: procuring a breach of contract – an economic tort with teeth
- Is de-Hoffmannisation now complete?
- Right to demand early repayment not a contractual discretion
- Licence to kill: football merchandising agreement “undone” by High Court
- A question of construction: liability caps and building contracts
- Oil be the judge of that: continuing misrepresentation leads to increased damages
- Force majeure and causation: iron-ing out the issues
- Crimea river: Russia and Ukraine in bond case
- The meaning of "payable"
- The copyright and wrongs of tax evasion and implied contractual terms
- Disputes about "reasonable endeavours" ill-suited to summary judgment
- Between Scylla and Charybdis: custodian not liable for circumstances outside its control
- Obligation to pay dependent on obligation to transfer title
- All liability exclusion neither onerous nor unreasonable
- Court determines date of Greek exit from Turkish bank
- Is my document binding?
- Oops I did it again - can a mistake render a contract void?
- New Balance and Fellaini … have you signed on the dotted line?
- Breach of good faith obligation in healthcare services agreement
- Recitals - the Premier League of intention
- Exclusive jurisdiction clauses: a continuing obligation
- Inspect before you sign: acceptance certificates and contractual estoppel
- Fetter not risk it: avoiding penalties and curtailing contractual rights
- How obvious is a ‘manifest error’?
- Wrongful diversion of business and the availability of springboard injunctions
- Certainty prevails: cause of action accrues when work done
- Your exclusion clause won't benefit from hindsight
- Exclusion clauses work
- Making a clean break – are your termination clauses sufficiently slick?
- Devil's in the detail: is your notice of breach good enough?
- Powder-tools for construction and termination
- Limiting liability under your contract
- A (conditional) free for all?
- Contractual right or discretion? How to tell the difference and why it matters.
- No chinks in the chain of causation: liability for continuing loss and third party acts
- Breaking the chain: when breach is not the cause of loss
- Remedies are not exclusive unless you’re both on the same page
- What's the ETA?
- Strict contractual liability
- Rainer Evers
- Luxury houseboats and entire agreement clauses
- Do you have absolute contractual rights or a contractual discretion with Braganza limits?
- Allocating risk: detailed specification vs. fitness for purpose
- Implied terms and umbrella agreements don’t shelter clients from CFAs
- Wishful thinking - when is an agreement a binding contract?
- Reasonable endeavours: have you done enough?
- Restitution of enrichment by mistake – AstraZeneca recovers USD 2m for candidate drugs mistakenly interpreted to be ‘Collaboration Compounds’
- Discretion: you actually own it and you have to exercise it properly
- Implied duty not to prevent performance
- Implied terms – not easy where the details haven’t been ironed out yet
- Is this the promised end? Implied variation of a contract which has been expressly varied
- Reasonable endeavours to reach agreements with third parties: are they enforceable?
- Boilerplate: Standard form, standard failings?
- Interpretation of a software licence: access a use-ful decision
- Troubled times: force majeure
- Careful what you wish for. Contractually agreed remedies, if sufficiently clear, can exclude common law remedies
- It’s a penalty! Isn’t it? Penalty clauses since Makdessi
- Being discrete: when to worry about contractual discretion
- Good faith in English contract law – a fuss about nothing?
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- What does “to the extent that” mean in a warranty claim accounts exclusion?
- Have no reliance on non-reliance? Clauses excluding misrepresentation must be reasonable.
- Damages-based agreement doesn’t exclude costs on early termination in retainer: DBA A-OK!
- Triumph v Primus: A case study on breach of warranty
- Recitals to a contract: what is the purpose of a purpose clause?
- Exemption and non-reliance clauses
- Is possession of a contract nine-tenths of the law?
- The ABCs of default
- The force of “subject to contract”
- Harsh but fair? Implied terms won’t save you if written agreement clear