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"Lawful act" duress

Davies, PS; Day, W; (2018) "Lawful act" duress. Law Quarterly Review , 134 (1) pp. 5-10. Green open access

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Abstract

Considers Times Travel (UK) Ltd v Pakistan International Airlines Corp (Ch D) on whether the claimant travel agents could rescind new contracts with an airline on the ground that it had exerted illegitimate pressure on them to agree to its terms by reducing their allocated number of tickets and threatening to terminate their existing agency agreements. Assesses the extent to which the ruling has clarified the doctrine of "lawful act duress".

Type: Article
Title: "Lawful act" duress
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk/Catalogue/Product...
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
Keywords: Agency agreements; Air carriers; Economic duress; Rescission; Travel agents
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of Laws
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10022879
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