Which company are you dealing with?

  • PP 2019/97
The names used in a contract tie the transaction to the parties named in it. So one of the most basic rules of contract drafting is to ensure that the parties are clearly and correctly identified in their contracts. Seafood Shack Ltd v Darlow [2019] EWHC 1567 (Ch) concerned a lease of premises in Cardiff city centre for a term of 25 years. The tenant named in the lease was Seaford Shack UK Ltd, but the company that took possession of the premises and began trading from them was Seaford Shack (Cardiff) Ltd. When the company went into liquidation and
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