interference in contractual relations

noun

  • Contract Law
  • Personal Injury Law/Tort Law

Definitions of interference in contractual relations

  • the tort of intentionally causing a breach of a valid contract, especially a contract to which you are not a party

    Following the strike, the union was accused of unlawful interference in contractual relations.

Phrase Bank for interference in contractual relations

  • However, an unfair practice litigation does give plaintiffs the right to take action against “intentional interference in contractual relations.”

  • Following the strike, the union was accused of unlawful interference in contractual relations.

  • This practice note looks at the tort of interference in contractual relations in the employment law context.

  • They may be liable for interference in contractual relations.

  • The American courts were at first slow to recognize liability for intentional interference in contractual relations.

Additional Notes for interference in contractual relations

  • The phrase is also sometimes used to refer to the changing of the terms of a contract by a judge. In such cases: Judicial interference in contractual relations aims at redressing inequity, but such interference should not be seen as claiming legal and commercial certainty.

    When used to refer to judicial interference, it is not a tort (=a civil wrong such as a negligent act that can lead to a clam for damages).