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Court: Circuit
Topic: Construction, breach of contract, recovery of monies
Category: Civil

CC08 - Cases whether for breach of contract or recovery of monies where the quality of the building works is in issue

Practice direction applicable in all cases whether for breach of contract or recovery of monies where the quality of the building works is in issue.

Steps to be taken before setting down for trial, where applicable:

  • Schedule of works and costings to be agreed, if possible, and without admission of liability

  • Parties should exchange expert reports to be relied on at trial

  • Special damages should be vouched and agreed, where possible, without admission of liability

  • Parties should agree a book of photographs to be relied on at trial

  • Parties should prepare and file an agreed and numbered book of pleadings and book of correspondence inter partes

  • Parties should prepare and file an agreed and numbered book of documents containing the relevant pre-contact correspondence, formal contract (if any), plans, bills of quantities etc, where possible.



Dated this 9th day of March 2009.

Matthew Deery
President of the Circuit Court