Forest Heath District Council v ISG Jackson Ltd

Citation: EWHC 322 (TCC)

Nature of case:
The claimant local authority Forest Heath District Council (FHDC) sought a declaration under CPR Pt 8 to obtain a final determination against the defendant contractor ISG Jackson (ISG). The court held that a claim under the CPR Pt 8 was not the appropriate remedy for a dispute between the parties to a construction contract, as it was not a case where there was no substantial dispute of fact or where the disputed issue of fact could be determined by a short hearing with a narrow focus and without disclosure.

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Counsel

Piers Stansfield QC

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