Course Details

The Doctrine of Frustration under English Law and COVID 19

LocationOnline via Webex Application

***Counts towards the certificate in International Commercial Arbitration***

The course will be delivered by experienced senior lecturers from the University of East Anglia.

This Course critically assesses the conditions under English law that allow a party to consider itself discharged from the performance of obligations which become frustrated due to unforeseen supervening events. Its application will be tested against various circumstances caused by covid-19.

If you need course aims then here they are:

Course Aims and objectives are:
• Understanding the jurisprudential foundation of the doctrine of frustration
• Assessing the effect of force majeure clauses expressed in contracts
• To survey relevant cases
• To test the application of the doctrine of frustration to various exceptional circumstances caused by Covid-19