Misrepresentation: the pitfalls of pre-contract statements
22 July 2021
Prior to the conclusion of a contract parties will often make statements to each other - during negotiations, in tender documents and in a variety of other ways. Most pre-contract statements are carefully considered. But sometimes statements are made which are false or misleading. When false statements induce an innocent party to enter into a contract the consequences can be serious.
The purpose of this guide is to consider the litigation risks generated by pre-contract statements, the remedies available in connection with false statements and the contractual protections available to affected parties.
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