Are side letters legally binding?

Posted by : Jonathan Haley | Date posted : 25/05/2012

Barbudev –v- Eurocom Cable Management Bulgaria EOOD

Parties to transactions or larger commercial agreements often enter into side letters. They can be useful as a way of recording outline terms, with a fuller form document being anticipated in due course, or by way of clarification or amendment to previously agreed terms.  Jonathan Haley examines a recent case looking at the legal status of such documents. 

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