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
Simon Hargreaves QC

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