A contract can be written or oral (or both). Where the obligations of the parties set out in a contract have not been met, this can result in the aggrieved party having a potential claim for breach of contract.
Other contractual disputes include challenging unfair terms within an agreement and raising issues surrounding improper incorporation of contractual terms within the contract.
In order, for there to be a binding contract, there must be:
Contractual disputes can arise out of one of the above five component parts not being satisfied.
Where a party has failed to comply with either the express or implied terms of the contract, an aggrieved party may have a claim for breach of contract. Example of breach of contract claims include the following:
A claimant may seek the following remedies where there has been a breach of contract:
Just because a loss has occurred following a breach of contract, does not mean that those losses are recoverable. There are some factors that courts consider before deciding the quantum of loss that should be awarded.
Our solicitors can assist you in claiming or defending a contractual dispute. We can assist with: