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Termination and liquidated damages dispute costs subcontractor €1m

By Daniel Wood

The judgment in Bluewater Energy Services BV v Mercon Steel Structure BV & Others highlights how complex and wide ranging such contractual disputes can be.

This article considers the key issues raised by the case, including termination, issuing instructions and deducting liquidated damages and its implications for the drafting of construction contracts.

This case was a hard-fought final account dispute between Bluewater Energy Services and Mercon Steel Structures (and certain other group companies)…

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