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Could you elaborate briefly? That is indeed my and most people party to the situation's conclusion, however he continues to threaten to sue me for damages claiming all sorts of nonsense. Given the following facts, I have would agree with you however, let me know if I am mistaken on any of the following; 1. He never formally agreed to the Cost Estimate sent to him and I have recorded emails and sms confirming our face to face meeting to discuss the "costing issue" 2. The overall budget of 130K of which he paid to date to the subcontractor of £39,000 and £10,900 to Jewsons for the supply of materials was well within both budgets, both the verbally agreed one and his "fantasy one" 3. Professional fees were not charged nor paid in light of his behaviour 4. The fact that he cut his own deal with the sub-contractor voids his agreement with the contractor. 5. his aggressive and threatening behaviour documented in writing would not help his case if it ever made it to court. Or is it all just a matter for the court to decide? I am sure he can find a lawyer who would happily take his fees. I would prefer to avoid any litigation as it is rarely a satisfying experience. Thank You
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