Ellis Tylin Limited (Now Known As Dalkia Technical Services Limited v Co-Operative Retail Services Limited: TCC 8 Mar 1999

The claimant entered into a contract to provide maintenance to the defendant’s plant. Agents of the defendant did not have authority to enter in to a contract on their behalf. The contract was repudiated by the claimants in ceasing work, and that put them in breach of contract.

Judge Bowsher QC
[1999] EWHC Technology 249
England and Wales
CitedRama Corporation Limited v Proved Tin and General Investment Limited QBD 1952
The court considered the doctrine of ostensible authority as regards the actions of a single director of a company, identifying three essential elements. . .

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Contract, Agency

Updated: 27 November 2021; Ref: scu.136053