Fairhurst Developments Ltd and another v Collins

Building contract – Breach of contract. The Technology and Construction Court made rulings regarding liability in a dispute concerning the construction and sale of a residential property owned by the defendant. It held that, among other things, the first claimant owner of the second claimant building company was entitled to recover damages for breach of contract and to reflect his entitlement to share in the benefit obtained by the defendant in occupying and renting out the property. The defendant was entitled to recover damages to reflect his loss over the period of culpable delay by F in completing the property.

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