Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 116 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2017] UKPC 23
Court: Privy Council
Judge:

Lady Hale, Lord Kerr, Lord Wilson, Lord Hughes and Lord Toulson

Representation Michel Ahnee (instructed by Mills & Co Solicitors Ltd) for the claimant.
  Priscilla Balgobin-Bhoyrul, Yudish Lutchmenarraidoo, Nilen Vencadasmy and Kushla Juggeewon (instructed by Sheridans) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 17 July 2017

Catchwords

Negligence - Contract - Concurrent remedies

The Case

Negligence Contract. The Privy Council ruled that, under Mauritian law, a party to a contract could not sue the other party in delict for non-performance of the contract, if the failure to perform it had amounted to faute lourde.

Practice Areas

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