The other party made a bad counterclaim, which was backed up by their lawyer.
Sometimes a defense to your claim will include a counterclaim against you.
I would not be inclined, therefore, to find against the defender because he had no counterclaim for damages.
Claim and counterclaim based on little or nothing is probably typical of the tourism industry where regions compete in ' spin '.
He submits that the claimant is entitled to judgment for the sum demanded leaving the defendant to pursue any counterclaim it may have.
The contractor brought proceedings to enforce the award, which was met by a counterclaim for liquidated damages.
Our client brought a substantial counterclaim for loss of revenue.
You will pay all sums due to us under the Contract without any set-off, deduction, counterclaim and/or any other withholding of money.
The Buyer shall make all payments due without deduction, whether by way of set-off counterclaim, discount or otherwise.
The defendants counterclaim substantial damages for alleged defects in what was supplied.
In addition to defenses the present pursuers lodged a counterclaim for damages.
I note that despite this claim no counterclaim by the defendants is before the Court.