3PB Direct

What about the duty to mitigate loss?

In a contractual situation, English law provides that the innocent party does have a duty to take reasonable steps to... Read more

Time limits or other causes of waiving a breach of contract

There is a six-year limitation period for bringing a breach of contract claim. Another aspect of responding to a breach... Read more

Can I get the court to stop a breach causing our business or me further damage?

Yes the court has discretion, in addition to making orders for damages, to order an injunction – so that the party in... Read more

Can I insist on the contract being completed?

Yes. A less common option for breach of contract is ‘specific performance’, in which you can obtain a court order... Read more

Who pays the legal costs of the case?

In terms of legal costs, the loser pays the costs of both parties, and most cases do settle before they get to court. ... Read more

Can I claim punitive damages in the UK courts?

No, there is no concept of ‘punitive’ damages in the UK, so compensation will be the actual loss you have... Read more

What Are the Remedies from a Breach of Contract?

If a condition of your contract has been breached, you may be able to terminate the contract by ‘repudiation’ and... Read more

What types of breaches of contract can occur?

The breaches in contract normally fall into any of four categories: minor, material, fundamental (repudiatory), and... Read more

What is a Breach of Contract?

It is always important to have the right contract in place for any transaction. No matter how good the relationship... Read more

What are my chances of success?

This will depend on the specifics of your case. You will be able to rely on 3PB’s barristers expert, strong advocacy... Read more

What is judicial mediation?

Judicial mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution. It is offered by the employment tribunal in cases which... Read more

What is ACAS Early Conciliation?

In the majority of cases, before bringing a complaint to an employment tribunal, the claimant must first contact ACAS... Read more

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