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I'm no expert, but should I find myself in a negotiation where the other party's lawyer is repeatedly heard to advise his client that he can and should sue to nullify major elements of the contract as soon as it is signed, I don't think it would be a good idea to sign the contract. Beyond that, might one wonder if it is a violation of some principle of contract law to enter into an agreement one has no intention of complying with? Was Cox an attorney of any note, or is he just a bag of wind?
by Andhakari on Sun Mar 17th, 2019 at 10:05:59 AM EST
I know someone (a Brexiteer) who knew Cox professionally, and held him in high regard. However "bag of wind" is probably a fair description of your average Queen's Counsel, with the added proviso that most of them are also public school toffs, or, worse still, wannabe public school toffs.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Mar 17th, 2019 at 10:44:00 AM EST
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Beyond that, might one wonder if it is a violation of some principle of contract law to enter into an agreement one has no intention of complying with?

Perhaps in Civil Law countries, but in Common Law countries, not really.  The evidence indicates that Our Glorious Leader, the Cheeto in Chief, has never entered into a contract he intended to comply with.

by rifek on Sat Apr 13th, 2019 at 03:43:06 PM EST
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