Newbury v Sun Microsystems [2013] EWHC 2180

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWHC 2180
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales High Court (EWHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Offer and acceptance; Contract; Breach of Contract

The Claimant had issued a claim for contractual commission in the sum of over $2million. The Defendant counterclaimed for recovery of an alleged overpayment. The trial was to begin on 12 June 2013. On 3 June 2013 the Defendant’s solicitor wrote to the Claimant’s solicitor stating: 61 “Our client is willing to settle the entire proceedings by paying £601,464.98… by way of damages… in full and final settlement of the Claim and counterclaim plus the sum of £180,000 in relation to his legal costs such settlement to be recorded in a suitably worded agreement. This offer is open for acceptance

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This article is correct at 09/08/2013
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