Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2014] All ER (D) 189 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2014] EWHC 1615 (TCC)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court
Judge:

Mr Justice Edwards-Stuart

Representation Simon Lofthouse AC and Edmund Neuberger (instructed by Pinsent Masons LLP) for Connaught.
  Jonathan Acton Davis (instructed by Trowers & Hamlins LLP) for Merton.
Judgment Dates: 23 May 2014

Catchwords

Contract - Services - Interpretation of contract - Claimant companies (together, Connaught) providing repair and building work to defendant under contract - Contract being ACA Standard Form of Contract for Term Partnering 2005, amended 2008 - Dispute arising as to whether, and if so to what extent, Connaught being entitled to further payment for work carried out following insolvency or being put into administration or liquidation - Whether Connaught entitled to further payment.

The Case

Contract Services. The Technology and Construction Court considered the interpretation of a contract between the parties, under which the claimant companies provided services to the defendant. The issue arose as to whether the claimants would be entitled to further remuneration if they went into liquidation. The court held that the claimants would be entitled to a declaration that the contract referred to any further payment to which it would or might otherwise be entitled pursuant to the contractual provisions relating to payment.

Practice Areas

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