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Speech by Mr Justice Leggatt – ‘Contractual duties of good faith’

Lecture to the Commercial Bar Association on 18 October 2016

In Cantonese “Yam seng” means “drink to success”. It is a phrase used when drinking a toast – or, as a Singapore dictionary describes it: “An exclamation made before an alcoholic drink is consumed”. It was also the name of the claimant company in one of the first cases that I heard when I went on the bench…

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