Mike Muston reviews a case which indicates that the courts will take a ‘common sense’ approach to construction and rectification
Amanda Noyce outlines the lessons from a case concerning how a disputed share of a settlement fund should be assigned
Morgan J had held that the late Lim Lie Hoa (Madam Lim) had until her death in 2009 held the house, its proceeds of sale and other rights relating to it upon the trusts of a settlement dated 14 December 1985 signed by her and by the appellant Ong Siauw Ping (Ping), her son...
Sapna Garg examines a recent case on contractual interpretation
Emilia Piskorz considers the weight given to subject matter certainty in a Court of Appeal case
Claire King analyses recent judicial trends in the contractual interpretation of construction contracts
B had been involved in litigation against A and the AP family (the litigation) from which he potentially stood to recover large sums of money. The claimant, G, was B’s long-term partner. In March 2012 the litigation deed was drawn up to reflect agreement between B and G regarding G’s entitlement to B’s assets (including the litigation)...