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Category: Law
Satisfied Customers: 13114
Experience:  LL.B, Pg.Dip, LL.M, M.B.A (Pending), Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)
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One of my customers is threatening me with lawyers as they

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Hi, one of my customers is threatening me with lawyers as they believe their order is late. They say that their client has big penalties but I didn't sign up to that. Also there is no delivery date stated on their order except the date the order was placed
Assistant: Where is the client? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: My client is in Coventry
Assistant: What steps have been taken so far?
Customer: Nothing yet but just getting concerned with their threats they are a very large company and I am not
Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I don't think so


Thank you for your query. Would you still like assistance with this?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.


Unless your contract states that time is of the essence or that goods are to be delivered by a certain date will they have a possible claim against you.

In the absence of such wording in the agreement, these will just be hollow threats.

They will not ne able to recover any losses as a result of the late delivery unless the contract allows them to do so.

I hope this answers your questions. If so, kindly rate the answer and provide feedback.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Many thanks

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