Contractual breach and remedies

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to bailment, which is a large and complex topic. This Practice Note provides a working definition of bailment and practical...

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When considering a claim for damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content), the court will consider the principles of causation...

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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence may be admissible...

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Liquidated damages v penalties—when does the issue arise? Parties will sometimes seek to agree in their contract what sums should be payable upon breach of a particular...

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This Practice Note considers the general principles of recovering damages for contractual breach, starting with the compensatory function of damages and the different...

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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for non-financial loss (non-pecuniary loss), ie punitive damages,...

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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for financial loss (pecuniary loss), ie expectation-based damages,...

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Damages may not always be an adequate remedy for breach of contract or, indeed, an appropriate one. This may be particularly so if the contract has not yet been breached...

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This Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) contracts. It provides guidance for...

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Click here to download the latest Commercial Contracts 2019 report 2019, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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Contract Where a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise may be: • joint •...

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The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (LPCD(I)A 1998, or the Act) creates rights for businesses (and organisations in the public sector) to claim...

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In this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980. General Generally, the limitation period for bringing a claim for breach of contract is: • six...

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This Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable, with reference to the test in Allied Maples...

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When is mitigation in contract claims relevant to consider? Even where causation and remoteness have been established (see Practice Note: Causation and remoteness in...

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This Practice Note considers what ‘negotiating damages’ (previously sometimes known as Wrotham Park damages) are, when they may be available as a remedy for contractual...

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This Practice Note considers how to pursue a breach of warranty claim in the context of warranties provided in a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) (also known as a share...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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This Practice Note sets out the general principles applicable when considering the remedy of damages. It draws on the judgment of Lord Reed in Morris-Garner v One Step...

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