New Balance v Liverpool [2019] EWHC 2837 (Comm)


Judgment was given today in the case of New Balance v Liverpool [2019] EWHC 2837 (Comm), in which Theo Barclay was the first junior counsel for Liverpool. Liverpool won the case, stopping New Balance from blocking a future kit sponsorship deal with Nike worth hundreds of millions of pounds. The case turned on contractual construction points and the scope of an implied duty of good faith.

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The matter has been widely reported in the press, for example: