back to article Judge throws out EE's £25M 5G contract suit against Virgin Media

A High Court judge has dismissed a 2022 £24.6 million ($31 million) breach of contract lawsuit in which EE sued Virgin Media when it struck a deal with Vodafone to provide 5G services – something EE claimed was in breach of the pair's MVNO network access agreement. The original claim was filed in the Technology and …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "an exclusion clause"

    I'm not expecting that EE doesn't have any lawyers that would have actually read the contract.

    I'm fully expecting to hear that EE manglement said "screw that, give it a try anyway", adding in petto "or else you're fired".

    Anyways, it's nice to see that contracts are contracts, even when Big Money is concerned.

    EE built a case around lost money for future subscriptions, and the judge actually read the contract.

    Ah well, you win some, you lose some. This time EE lost.

  2. Anonymous Coward
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    Very rarely will a lawyer advise anything

    that doesn't result in a large payment of fees to them.

    This is why you need compliance departments - to sense check the real chances of success, not the unspecified chances in the lawyers brief that are caveated with exceptions for the othersides music tastes, and the quality of the coffee in court.

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