Andrew is a corporate lawyer and company director with more than 20 years’ experience.  He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, divestment and capital raising transactions for small and medium...

James has over 25 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer in Australia and the United Kingdom, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and corporate structuring.  He combines...

Richard is a commercial lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience in both private practice and in-house roles. He is a contract and commercial law specialist.

Richard advises clients on a range of...

COVID-19 and Commercial Contracts – What you need to know

COVID-19 and Commercial Contracts – What you need to know

Richard Suters 26/03/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is currently having an unprecedented impact on business operations and the ability to satisfy contractual obligations. In this article, Richard Suters, Commercial Principal, considers how force majeure provisions and the doctrine of frustration may be engaged in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.