Feidhm Mara Teoranta t/a Effective Offshore v Opito Ltd

Commercial contract – Breach of contract. Court of Session: In an action in which the pursuer, which provided health and safety training to individuals employed in the offshore oil and gas and renewable energy sectors in line with the defender's technical and safety training standards, sought damages from the defender on the basis of breach of contract after the defender withdrew all approvals for the pursuer to undertake any defender approved training with immediate effect, the court found that there was no breach of contract by the defender: the decision was made in good faith, it was not arbitrary, capricious or irrational in the public law sense, and the defender took all relevant considerations into account and excluded extraneous considerations.