Remedies for breach of contract: Scottish courts will enforce payment and performance, not just damages

If one party to a contract threatens not to perform their obligations (i.e. repudiates the contract), the innocent party has significantly different options depending on whether they are able to raise court proceedings north or south of the border.

In many respects, the law of contract in Scotland and England is substantially the same.

The Scottish courts will refer to English authorities when considering the correct approach towards interpretation of contracts as well as their legal effect…

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