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What is 'lawful act economic duress' and when can it be invoked?

November 10 2021

What is 'lawful act economic duress' and when can it be invoked?

In its recent decision in the case of Times Travel (UK) Ltd v Pakistan International Airlines Corporation, the UK’s Supreme Court confirmed that the doctrine of “lawful act” economic duress exists.

MFB's Oliver McGaw and Kevin Cooper discuss the circumstances when it would be available as a defence.


Lawful Act Economic Duress. MFB Article. (369.58 kB)

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