Construction focus: ‘Agree first and start work later’ – the perils of letters of intent

Emily Holdstock and Joe May examine the recent decision of Waksman J in Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Limited v Van Elle Limited This judgment illustrates the very real tension between agreeing terms and conditions before works on site and the pressure often placed on parties to ‘get going’ Recent case law in the TCC has …
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Cases Referenced

  • RTS Flexible Systems Limited v Molkerei Alois Müller GmbH [2010] UKSC 14