Saving defective notices: when a non-specific letter can be a termination notice

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Paul Scott

In Vivergo Fuels Ltd v Redhall Engineering Solutions Ltd, the Technology and Construction Court found that a letter could constitute a valid notice notifying a breach even if it did not expressly refer to the relevant contractual provisions.

It is a generally accepted principle that minor defects in a notice will not necessarily invalidate the notice.

In Vivergo, the court restated the relevant principles as follows…

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