|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 15|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Butler-Sloss, Hobhouse and Buxton LJJ
|Representation||Louise Randall (instructed by Wragge & Co, Birmingham) for the plaintiffs.|
|Simon Henderson (instructed by Fenwick Elliott) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||15 October 1997|
Contract - Standard form building contract - Clause restricting set-off - Defendants seeking to set-off costs incurred by reason of delay by plaintiffs - Whether delay claim matter of abatement and not set-off - Whether defendants entitled to set-off.