Shawton Engineering Ltd v DGP International Ltd

Citation: BLR 1 CA

Nature of case:
This case arose from a design sub-sub-contract relating to a process plant at Sellafield for handling nuclear waste.  The issue arose as to the circumstances in which a contracting party could lawfully terminate a contract for delay in performance where the obligation was to complete within a reasonable time.  The appellant sub-contractor was unsuccessful in the appeal.

See other reports:

[2006] CILL 2306 CA
[2006] Con LJ Vol.22 No.2 p.129 CA
[2005] All ER (D) 241 CA

 

Counsel

David Thomas QC
Adam Constable QC

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