Category: June 2016

Focus – June 2016

Welcome to the June 2016 edition of Focus In this edition, we give an analysis of the recent English law case Globe Motors Inc v TRW Lucas Varity Electric Steering Limited which deals with whether oral agreements can vary written contracts.  In particular, we look at its potential impact for future construction contracts.   In our… Read more »

GET FiT to power Africa – a Ugandan case study

GET FiT Uganda Since early 2013 a team within Trinity International LLP has been engaged by the German development bank, KfW, to act for the Government of Uganda (“GOU”), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (“UETCL”), the Ugandan Electricity Regulatory Authority (“ERA”) and a donor group led by KfW in relation to the Global Energy Transfer… Read more »

Case study – trouble in the boilerplates

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal has ruled that contracts may be amended orally, even when their terms require the use of writing – we explore what this means for construction contracts in particular Trouble in the boilerplates? The latter sections of commercial contracts are often described as the “boilerplate clauses”, meaning those provisions… Read more »