Contract And Consumer Disputes
Contract disputes can arise in business and in everyday life – a supplier not providing what you have paid for, a builder not completing your extension, an online retailer sending you the wrong goods, a contractor carrying out their work badly or not at all.
A breach of contract generally occurs when one party fails to meet its obligations. It does not generally matter whether a contract was verbal, written in a document, or even implied through conduct: it can still be legally binding. One party should be able to expect the other party to it keep to the contract terms.
Compensation For Breach Of Contract
Compensation (or ‘damages’) for breach of contract is intended to put you in the same position as if the contract had been performed. For example, you might be entitled to compensation for the profit you would have made if the contract had been performed. Alternatively, you might be entitled to get back your wasted expenditure, i.e. costs you have incurred in the expectation of the contract being performed.
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