Given the high success rate of a CIPAA claim against the non-paying parties / Respondent, it naturally places enormous pressure and stress on the Respondent upon the receipt of a CIPAA claim.
In this article, we set out to explain the defences a Respondent may put up to defeat a CIPAA claim.
There are 3 types of defences a Respondent may raise: 1. Substantive Challenge 2. Technical Objection 3. Counterclaim / Set-Off