Blessings in disguise: when does the law require you to give credit to a contract-breaker?

Richard Farnhill

If a breach of contract allows the non-breaching party to save money or avoid a loss, must it give credit for that saving to the contract breaker? That was the issue considered by the Supreme Court in Globalia v Fulton Shipping. The facts were straightforward enough, although as we shall see they split judicial opinion Read More

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He shoots…he might have scored? Football and loss of chance damages.

Russell Butland

The Court of Appeal has held that a football agent could recover damages on a loss of chance basis from a rival agent and a football club, for inducing a player to breach an oral agency contract. Loss of chance damages are available where a claimant’s loss depends, not on what it would have done, Read More

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