Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 353 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2008] EWHC 1439 (TCC)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court

Akenhead J

Representation Marc Rowlands (instructed by CJ Hough & Co LLP) for the claimant.
  Camille Slow (instructed by Trowers & Hamlins) for the defendant,
Judgment Dates: 25 June 2008


Contract - Offer and acceptance - Letter of intent - Formal agreement to be executed as deed - No formal contract executed - Whether letter of intent amounting to contract in its own right - Whether letter of intent continuing to govern relationship between parties.

The Case

Contract Offer and acceptance. On the evidence, the parties remained bound by the terms of the letter of intent that they had signed as no formal contract had been executed and there was a requirement that that contract be executed under seal.

Practice Areas

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