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COVID-19 and Contracts

By Caragh Deery - Law Student @ St Hilda's College, Oxford


As a result of COVID-19, governments across the world have taken unprecedented measures to reduce the spread of the virus. Measures have included national lockdowns, travel bans, and mandatory social distancing. Whilst we have all felt the impacts of those measures personally, the impacts have been particularly significant for businesses. This piece considers how businesses might rely on the law to overcome some of the difficulties that have arisen.