*Augean plc v Hutton and others

Company – Breach of contract. The claimant company sought to purchase a waste management business from the defendants. The claimant claimed that the defendants had breached a number of warranties contained in a specific performance agreement (SPA). The defendants counterclaimed for breach of the SPA. The Commercial Court held that, on the evidence, the claim was made out in part, and the counterclaim was not made out.

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