Limits to Quantum Meruit: High Court Rules on the Availability of Quantum Meruit in Construction Termination Cases

    View Author October 2019

    Following the decision of the High Court of Australia in Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32, we explore whether a builder can recover on a quantum meruit based in restitution, as an alternative to a claim in damages for breach of contract.