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Hi, Thank you for your question and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I will assist you. Do you have a copy of the terms and conditions that you signed with TNT for me to review? Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. The problem you have is they have excluded liability for indirect and consequential so therefore you can only claim direct losses that are a naturally occurring consequence of their breach. Did you make them aware of the time deadline? Did they say that "time would be of the essence" in relation to any pre agreed deadlines? Did you make them aware of the course you were arranging? Do the lost earning include the costs for the laptops?
Hi, Thank you. Under the principles of claiming contractual loss, subject to the exclusions they have included in their terms and conditions, you can only claim for direct losses. Having read this letter, would you believe they have admitted to handling your matter negligently. If the package was not delivered on time because of their negligence, I would say you have grounds to claim additional direct losses - if you made them aware of the course for example before agreeing to engage them, or you could maybe claim the cost of any additional travel that paid because of this - also do you charge your services at an hourly rate? Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. No problem. Did you sign any contract with him or did he simply introduce the opportunity?
Hi Thank you. He has no grounds to sue you. Is he demanding money from you?
There is no privity of contract between you, so he has no contractual claim. Also if he wanted his deal to be contingent on your supplier of services then he should have made you a sub contractor. I do not think he has a claim of any merit. Kind regards AJ