Commercial construction of contracts

This seminar outlines methodologies used to construe contract clauses and considers: 1. the principles of commercial construction of contracts 2. The current state of the law concerning admissibility of surrounding circumstances to construe a contract 3. Whether courts take a more literal or contextual approach to construction 4. The approach the high court is taking including a consideration of Ecosse Property Holdings Pty Ltd v Gee Dee Nominees Pty Ltd [2017] HCA 12.