The Supreme Court is more lenient in this regard. While the literal interpretation of a treaty weighs more heavily than other interpretations, relevant factors may also play a role that allows for a different interpretation. The intention of the parties and the mutual expectations are crucial at all times. The literal meaning of a contractual clause at issue naturally allows the judge to form a preliminary opinion. However, where a party is challenged, the judge of that party must have the opportunity to provide evidence in support of the law in question. The Netherlands is a trading nation. Many Dutch companies operate all over the world. It is therefore not uncommon for companies with their head office… Marco is available by e-mail in 31 20 308 03 15 Vague text formulations in contracts can result in lengthy and costly legal proceedings. However, the Amsterdam-based law firm AMS not only focuses on the conduct of trials, but also advises its clients, for example when signing a contract. Our lawyers are fully committed to their clients, ensure the establishment and negotiation of the (international) contract The act establishing a contract between the parties. In addition, the treaty itself is also designated. “Contracts on sea contracts and work in a horizontal organization.
Don`t hesitate to contact our firm. The Court of Appeal considers that, although both parties act in a professional function and have negotiated the content of the contract, the court attaches considerable importance to the literal content of the text. Therefore, the supplier is bound by the entire Agreement – clause and cannot rely on oral agreements. If the parties fail to agree on the interpretation of a contract, Dutch lawyers first invoke the Haviltex test.