Shawton Engineering Ltd v DGP International Ltd

Citation: Con LJ Vol. 22 No. 2 p. 129 CA

Nature of case:
Already reported in BLR and noted in Case Law Update in March 2006, 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] BLR 1 CA
[2005] All ER (D) 241 CA



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