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Relief from forfeiture granted for contractual licence

Litigation Letter

Relief from forfeiture granted for contractual licence

General Motors UK Ltd v The Manchester Ship Canal Co Ltd [2016] EWHC 2960 (Ch), 30 November 2016

In this recent decision, the High Court had to grapple with the dilemma between refusing to enforce an unconscionable contract and the importance of legal certainty in commercial transactions, in the context of a claim for the discretionary remedy of relief from forfeiture.

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