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LETTERS OF INTENT: Cautious correspondence

09 May 2017  

Claire King considers the benefits and pitfalls of letters of intent

The use of letters of intent can be fraught with difficulty. In this article I review the key case law on letters of intent of the past few years and seek to highlight some of the lessons that can be learned from them.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Ampleforth Abbey Trust v Turner & Townsend Project Management Ltd [2012] EWHC 2137 (TCC)

    Arcadis Consulting (UK) Ltd v AMEC (BSC) Ltd [2016] EWHC 2509 (TCC)

    Diamond Build Ltd v Clapham Park Homes Ltd [2008] EWHC 1439 (TCC)

    Penten Group Ltd v Spartafield Ltd [2016] EWHC 317 (TCC)

    RTS Flexible Systems Ltd v Molkerei Alois Muller GmbH & Co KG [2010] UKSC 14

    Spartafield Ltd v Penten Group Ltd [2016] EWHC 2295 (TCC)