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?
What happens if the defendant wants to use the same expert witness as the claimant?
Are you liable for professional negligence even if your advice is free and there’s no contract in place?
AECOM defend notice of adjudication by reference to Staptina’s alleged breaches of duty.
Supreme Court takes opportunity to issue further guidance and clarification on principles of contractual interpretation.