In their recent briefing, 'Common legal terms, real business meanings: Reasonable, all reasonable or best endeavours', Eversheds evaluated the meaning of endeavours clauses and the obligations on parties to a contract containing such terms.
The Court has once more considered the scope of a 'reasonable endeavours' clause in a recent High Court case, Ampurius NU Homes Holdings Limited v Telford Homes Limited. Such cases provide guidance on the meaning of endeavours clauses which are often incorporated into contracts, including those in the Food and Drink sector.
Eversheds summarises the case's background and the Judge's comments in respect of the meaning of the reasonable endeavours clause; and outlines how the clause could have been better drafted.
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