Public sector contract disputes

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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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Express and implied contractual terms distinguished Contractual terms may be either express or implied: • express terms—are terms which are actually recorded in a written...

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This Practice Note on rules on interpreting contracts (agreements) (also known as construing or the construction of contracts and contractual terms) considers key cases...

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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 what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims. For general guidance on damages, see Practice Note:...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners when dealing with cross border matters, including...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on how to draft a notice of breach of contract and sets out the methodology behind the drafting of our bespoke notice of breach...

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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) contracts. It provides guidance on the common law and statutory controls...

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Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This Practice Note explains expert determination for technical or contract interpretation...

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1 Expert determination 1.1 Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement [or any aspect of the technology underlying the provision of the Services] [or...

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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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This Practice Note sets out when and how parties can seek to limit or exclude liability for misrepresentations by reference to section 3 of the Misrepresentation Act 1967...

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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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Negligence—what are the key ingredients to establish a claim in negligence? For liability in negligence to be founded, four key ingredients must be present: • duty of...

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