Fieldfisher remains top ranked for franchising, commercial contracts and brand management - with thanks to our clients and friends
We would once again like to say a huge thank you to all our of clients and friends who have recognised and endorsed our expertise in franchising, commercial contracts and brand management.
In a recent case, the Court of Appeal confirmed that the contra proferentem rule, the rule requiring any ambiguity in an exclusion clause to be resolved against the party seeking to rely on it, now has a very limited role in relation to commercial contracts negotiated between parties of equal bargaining power and should only be applied in cases of genuine ambiguity as to meaning.
Fieldfisher top ranked again for franchising and commercial contracts - with thanks to our clients and friends
Fieldfisher's Brand Development team is top ranked for franchising and commercial contracts by the independent legal directory, The Legal 500 2016.
Three recent cases in the Court of Appeal have illustrated the dangers of assuming that the written word in legal agreements is set in stone.