Terminating leases for repudiatory breach – Wilberforce Chambers

Posted January 16th, 2020 in contracts, damages, landlord & tenant, leases, news by sally

‘A repudiatory breach of a contract (or a renunciation) can be a powerful weapon in the hands of the innocent party to the contract – it gives them a choice:
– Affirm the contract – keep it ongoing, sue for specific performance of whatever contractual obligation the other party has breached, and/or claim damages suffered as a result of the breach; or
– Accept the repudiation – bring the contract to an end, discharging both parties from further performance, and claim damages for loss occasioned by the termination.’

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Wilberforce Chambers, 8th January 2020

Source: www.wilberforce.co.uk