But seriously, what next? Consideration of the doctrine of frustration.

One way and another, now seems like it might be a timely moment to refresh the memory on the doctrine of frustration; one rather suspects that in coming days and weeks it may become a more common feature of commercial life.  Certainly, the situation that is unfolding with COVID-19 is frustrating, but when does frustration impact on a contract.  Obviously, this note is far from exhaustive, and each case turns on its own merit.

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