Anglo Continental Educational Group (GB) Ltd v Capital Homes (Southern) Ltd: CA 17 Mar 2009

The two parties to this appeal are locked in battle over a contractual provision for a discount in the calculation of the purchase price for two properties.
Arden LJ said: that ‘if the agreement is susceptible of an interpretation which will make it enforceable and effective, the court will prefer that interpretation to any interpretation which would result in its being void’


Arden, Thomas, Richards LJJ


[2009] EWCA Civ 218, [2009] NPC 44, [2009] CP Rep 30, [2009] 12 EG 98




England and Wales


Appeal fromAnglo Continental Educational Group (GB) Ltd v Capital Homes (Southern) Ltd ChD 2-Jul-2008
The parties disputed the effect of clauses in a contract for the sale of land. . .

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CitedTillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd SC 3-Jul-2019
The company appealed from rejection of its contention that its former employee should be restrained from employment by a competitor under a clause in her former employment contract. . .
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Updated: 10 April 2022; Ref: scu.321826