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Owner of insolvent sub-contractor liable as primary obligor (Multiplex v Dunne)

Published on: 01 December 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Owner of insolvent sub-contractor liable as primary obligor (Multiplex v Dunne)
  • Original news
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Primary liability
  • Amount secured
  • Insolvency Rules
  • Case details

Article summary

Construction analysis: In a summary judgment application, the court held that the defendant was liable as primary obligor under the terms of an agreement under which his company (the sub-contractor) had been provided with a £4m cash advance by the claimant contractor. It rejected the defendant’s argument that it only imposed secondary obligations on him. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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