Discuss the positions of M and E. i.e who is liable to whom; and for what?
M, a main contractor, has not recieved any payment from his employer E for the last seven weeks. E is complaining that M has done nothing in respect of the work of N, a nominated sub-contractor, who repudiated the sub-contract and left site leaving his work unfinnished. M has therefore instructed all organization delivering to the site now to deliver to Ms head office yard. M has aslo told E that until a new programme is issued by Es architect, A, and agreed by M, M is entitled to stop work. E responded that he has terminated his contract with A Because of the fiasco over N”
Discuss the position of M and E. i.e who is liable to whom; and for what?
To develop and demonstrate an ability to structure and analyse legal problems with specific refrence to the construction industry, and to consolidate the basic principles in tort and contract.
In order to show a general understanding of the topic you should pay particular attention to:
* the methodology of analysing legal problems
* Indentification of each parties respective legal right and thier application, including case law in support of arguments put forward
* Marks will be set aside for written communication skills
In order to show a more advanced understanding of the topic you should pay attention to:
* Evidence of wider reading around the topic