Commercial

Contractual interpretation: It doesn't have to make sense

Matthew Wescott and John Bramhall consider the obstacles in the way of those seeking to persuade a court that a commercial contract is void for uncertainty

The consequences of Brexit for British football

The outcome of negotiations with the EU could have a significant effect on the ability of UK clubs to recruit talented players, says Dr Gregory Ioannidis

Calling time on the Licensing Act?

Jeremy Phillips discusses the recent report of the House of Lords’ recommendations on the operation of the 2003 licensing legislation

The reality of DPAs

The courts are taking an increasingly broad approach to satisfy the interests of justice criteria for deferred prosecution agreements, writes Lisa McKinnon-Lower

Solicitors on costs management: ‘Better the devil you know’

Perceived client preference for fixed recoverable costs splits PI and commercial practitioner opinion

How should your company prepare for Brexit?

In the face of continuing uncertainty, the best advice for firms is to think through how operations may be affected and conduct a rigorous risk assessment, write Constantin Achillas and Robert Bell

Frankfurt eyes London’s commercial litigation crown

Brexit uncertainty, an underfunded civil justice system, and a less diverse judiciary are causes for concern