Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v Attorney General for Gibraltar

Contract – Condition. The claimant Spanish civil engineering contractor issued proceedings against the defendant Government of Gibraltar following termination of a contract for the design and construction of a road and tunnel under the runaway of Gibraltar airport. The Technology and Construction Court, in dismissing the claim, held that the claimant's breaches of contract had been sufficient and serious enough to justify termination. Further, the defendant had validity terminated the contract, although service of notice of termination had not been at the designated office.

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