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Can wasted time be claimed as damages?When dealing with a claim for financial loss, a party may claim damages for wasted staff time if those staff...
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How, in summary, does the loss of a chance approach work?This Q&A should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Loss of chance damages.Loss of...
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Can a claimant's delay in bringing a claim, or their acquiescence/consent, be used as a defence to a breach of statutory duty claim despite the claim...
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What, if any, is the difference in terms of recovery of damages for a contractual right to terminate for breach and damages for repudiatory breach?We...
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When can you recover loss of profits for reputational harm? If you can recover loss of profits for reputational harm, how does the court calculate...
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Are liquidated damages enforceable for breach of a non-solicitation clause?The enforceability of liquidated damages clausesA liquidated damages clause...
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Where, arising out of the same factual scenario, A has a cause of action in contract against B and a cause of action in tort against C, does it matter...
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Can a claimant in a breach of contract and negligence claim obtain damages for loss of reputation?In some situations a claimant in a breach of...
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If a party has a claim in contract, do they need to proceed with that action before pursuing a third party?In general, a party can bring a claim...
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What does it mean where a contract caps liability for breach to the ‘price paid’?Case scenario:Where a contract states that Party A’s liability for...
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Do you have any guidance on breach of contract law/specific performance regarding a person who was buried in the wrong plot?In terms of any...
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If a corporate entity buys a company but does not disclose the true identity of its shareholders, can the seller bring a claim against the buyer?Is...
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