The scope and limits of the right to retain contractual performance

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Abstract

Analyses the controls under Scottish law on the right to retain contractual performance in the event of the other party's breach. Argues that insufficient account is taken of the proportionality of the remedy to the breach. Calls for partial retention of performance to be available as a remedy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-229
Number of pages20
JournalJuridical Review
Volume2018
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2018

Keywords

  • contract
  • retention
  • mutuality
  • performance

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