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Harriet Campbell

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Harriet Campbell Professional support lawyer

Contact details

Harriet Campbell

Harriet Campbell
Professional support lawyer

T: +44 20 7809 2517 M: +44 7522 230 126 Email Harriet | Vcard Office: London

Harriet is a professional support lawyer within the financial litigation and fraud and asset tracing teams. Harriet has significant experience in a broad range of complex commercial litigation and was a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500. She now uses that knowledge to provide critical analysis and insights for the teams she supports.
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Harriet focusses on knowledge management, training, research and supporting business development activities. She regularly contributes to articles and know-how for both external and internal clients.

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28 Oct 2019

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Contracts, certainty and implied terms for business efficacy

This Supreme Court decision concerned the enforceability of an agreement between an estate agent and a vendor.

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28 Oct 2019

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Exemption / exclusion clauses: No penalty if you have a legitimate interest in your default interest rate

In one of the first cases to apply Cavendish Square v Makdessi [2015] UKSC 67, the Supreme Court's seminal decision on penalty clauses, the Commercial Court has held t..

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28 Oct 2019

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Exercises of contractual discretion

In this case, Abbeygate (a developer) appealed a decision of the High Court awarding Gaia damages of £1.4 million.

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28 Oct 2019

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Contracts, third parties and the right to redress

In this Court of Appeal case, the Appellants succeeded in bringing a claim under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (the “Act”), even though they were ne..

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28 Oct 2019

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The Court of Appeal clarifies the treatment of competing jurisdiction clauses

This appeal related to an issue that commonly arises in cases relating to interest rate swaps and other hedging arrangements.

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28 Oct 2019

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Speculative investors in complex currency transactions (including Bitcoin futures) who put their capital at risk, can still be “consumers”

Ms Ang was an individual investor in Bitcoin futures. She brought proceedings against Reliantco over the handling of her Bitcoin account in England, notwithstanding an..

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28 Oct 2019

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When does lawful pressure constitute duress?

When does commercial pressure cross the line into duress? In this Court of Appeal judgment, some welcome clarity has been provided on the scope of "lawful act duress".

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28 Oct 2019

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Is Brexit sufficient to frustrate a long lease where a party’s presence in the UK relied on its membership of the EU?

In most cases the Court is going to be reluctant to agree that Brexit will frustrate a contract, rather than merely leaving a party with a bad bargain. The fact that a..

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28 Oct 2019

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Self-induced inability to perform a contract prohibits reliance on the doctrine of frustration

The Claimant (“APFL”) entered into a framework agreement with the Defendant (“CAI”) to purchase aircraft from Airbus, and then to lease that same aircraft to CAI.

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28 Oct 2019

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Material variations will not necessarily be material breaches

A material variation in performance of a construction contract will not necessarily equate to a material breach of that contract, entitling the innocent party to deter..

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28 Oct 2019

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Damages: Delay, termination and the right to liquidated damages

What happens to a right to liquidated damages for delay when a contract is terminated? Up until now, there has been a series of conflicting judgments on the point. The..

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28 Oct 2019

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Corporate Finance: asking for advice is not the same as agreeing to pay for it

In this case, the Court examined the proper approach to quantum meruit claims. The Claimant, Moorgate Capital, provided boutique corporate finance advice. It alleged t..

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28 Oct 2019

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Damages for loss of chance: what happens when the hypothetical becomes real?

In damages claims for loss of chance, questions of causation which depend on what the Claimant would have done are considered on the "balance of probabilities". Questi..

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28 Oct 2019

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Breach of warranty claims can lead to damages award of the full purchase price

It is rare that a claim for breach of warranty in a share purchase agreement results in an award of damages for the entire purchase price and the buyer retaining the p..

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28 Oct 2019

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Claim for damages based on a hypothetical indemnity refused in favour of the standard measure of contractual loss

The court held that damages based on a hypothetical indemnity were not recoverable for breach of warranty under a SPA in relation to an alleged failure to record an ex..

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28 Oct 2019

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Banks may have their customers' trust, but they do not hold their money as trustees

In this helpful Court of Appeal decision, it was confirmed that no relationship of trust is created by an international money transfer between bank accounts, executed ..

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