Montpellier Estates Ltd v Leeds City Council: QBD 24 Jun 2010

The defendant sought to strike out certain parts of the claim against it relating to the tendering process for works on a substantial development. It was said that the defendant had given improper preference for the development of its own site.
Held: The requests were denied. The claims were not unarguable, and much remained to be established at trial.
Eady J
[2010] EWHC 1543 (QB), [2010] Eu LR 763, 132 Con LR 129
Public Contracts Regulations 2006
England and Wales
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Updated: 12 April 2021; Ref: scu.417799