Multiplex Constructions (UK) Ltd v Cleveland Bridge UK Ltd

Citation: 107 Con LR 1 TCC

Nature of case:
The claimant main contractor, Multiplex, largely succeeded in its action against steelwork sub-contractor Cleveland Bridge in the dispute arising from the Wembley Stadium project. The court held that Multiplex had not repudiated the steelwork sub-contract, whereas Cleveland Bridge had repudiated it by abandoning the work.

The Court of Appeal gave permission to appeal from this decision on 20 December 2006.


Paul Buckingham KC
Simon Hargreaves KC

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