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Where A and B have been negotiating a settlement of their dispute and drafted a settlement agreement but have not yet signed it, can A rely on the terms of that unsigned agreement in circumstances where the limitation period has now passed?

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Published on LexisPSL on 23/12/2019

The following Dispute Resolution Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Where A and B have been negotiating a settlement of their dispute and drafted a settlement agreement but have not yet signed it, can A rely on the terms of that unsigned agreement in circumstances where the limitation period has now passed?

There are various ways in which a dispute can be settled:

  1. by exchange of mail

  2. by entering into a contract

  3. by entering into a deed

  4. by agreeing a consent order

  5. by agreeing a Tomlin order

  6. by other means that do not involve the recording of the element of consent

In order for there to be a contractually binding settlement:

  1. there must be an acceptance of the offer (final and unqualified assent to an offer)

  2. the assent must correspond with

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