Dealing with Competing Jurisdiction Clauses: What is your Centre of Gravity?

27th July 2020

3PB Commercial Barrister Marc BrittainMarc BrittainCall: 1983 and Pupil Barrister Mariya PeykovaMariya PeykovaCall: 2013 consider complex commercial arrangements and the difficulties they can create for parties where their obligations are set out in a multitude of related contracts of a single contract containing inconsistent dispute resolution clauses. Marc and Mariya explore the most common scenarios in which courts are asked to interpret inconsistent dispute resolution clauses, with particular focus on the ‘centre of gravity’ approach, adopted by courts.

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Marc Brittain marc.brittain@3pb.co.uk and Mariya Peykova mariya.peykova@3pb.co.uk can be contacted by emailing them or their clerk David Fielder on david.fielder@3pb.co.uk or by calling him on 0330 332 2633.