McAlpine Humberoak Limited v McDermott International Inc: 1992

The fact that the parties have foreseen the event but not made any provision for it in their contract will usually, but not necessarily, prevent the doctrine of frustration from applying when the event occurs.


(1992) 58 Build LR 1


England and Wales

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CitedGold Group Properties Ltd v BDW Trading Ltd TCC 3-Mar-2010
The parties had contracted for the construction of an estate of houses and flats to be followed by the interim purchase by the defendants. The defendants argued that the slump in land prices frustrated the contract and that they should not be called . .
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Updated: 07 December 2022; Ref: scu.402549