Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 89 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2007] EWHC 1359 (Comm)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
Judge:

Cresswell J

Representation Simon Picken QC, John Bignall and Josephine Higgs (instructed by Clifford Chance LLP) for the claimants.
  The defendants did not appear and were not represented.
Judgment Dates: 12 June 2007

Catchwords

Contract - Damages for breach - Sums paid by claimant to third parties - Whether claimant entitled to reimbursement by defendant.

The Case

Contract Damages for breach. The claimant was awarded damages in an uncontested action arising out of the construction or conversion of oil production hardware required for exploitation of the Marlim Sul oilfield. The action concerned sums paid to third parties by the claimant, which the defendant was supposed to reimburse.

Practice Areas

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