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Hi, Thank you for your question and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I will assist you. Is the scope of your work written down anywhere? In emails etc? Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. Technically the contract could be terminated at anytime. Your main right is to be paid for the work you have completed and for any work in progress that has been completed. Are you owed any money? Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. If he wants to deduct money for defects, he would have to prove this, he cannot force you to repay monies already paid. If you deny the defects in respect of monies owed then you will have to sue him to recover the money. If he is using sub contractors that he alleges caused the defects, then yes this is a conflict and really undermines his argument of defects. Can you actually carry on working with him?
Hi, Thank you. The subcontractors will be working for him directly when he instructs them and they invoice him directly. You need to tell the sub contractors that you will not give them any further instruction and are no longer liable for any future work you have not instructed them to do. In relation to the client, you are entitled to terminate the verbal contract - you need to send him a final bill for your costs and if he refuses to pay you will have to consider suing him. Kind regards AJ
Thank you. ***** can assist any further please let me know. In the mean time I would be most grateful for any feedback. Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. We cannot accept direct instructions on this site. You need a debt recovery solicitor, this does not have to be anyone based in an expensive area (i.e London) - contact the Law Society www.lawsociety.org.uk and they will be able to recommend someone near to you. Kind regards AJ