Are damages always an effective alternative to suspension in public procurement?
What problems could you face and is it better to go to court?
Could thorough risk assessment and sound legal advice before contracts were signed have saved this business millions of pounds?
How a dismissed contractor claimed for costs before building works had begun.
The requirement for an instalments regime did not necessitate payments to be evenly spaced.
Limitations on mistake of law claims were clarified.
A guarantor promised to pay on demand “all monies as may fall due” – did this give the guarantor a defence that monies had not fallen due?
If the parties cannot agree whether a contract exists or not, it may be cheaper and quicker to go to Court.
Are standard form contracts subject to the unfair contract legislation?
Is there an argument for identifying time periods based on when the actual delay is occurring in a project?