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AGENCY: Knit a problem

05 February 2016  

Sandi Simons and Melanie Hart consider a recent judgment on commercial agency

A decision by the High Court in November 2015 has provided welcome clarification for businesses that use commercial agents to buy or sell their goods as to the ‘compensation’ which their agents are entitled to after termination of the agency contract.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Beckett Investment Management Group Ltd & ors v Hall & ors [2007] EWCA Civ 613

    Brand Studio Ltd v St John Knits, Inc [2015] EWHC 3143 (QB)

    Lonsdale v Howard and Hallam Ltd [2007] UKHL 32

    Sadler v Imperial Life Assurance Company of Canada Ltd [1998] IRLR 388

    Shearman v Hunter Boot Ltd [2014] EWHC 47 (QB)