Changing to a company

After changing from a proprietor firm to a Pvt. Ltd. Company, can the Pvt. Ltd. Company raise bills from the old contract?

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Alasdair Taylor's Answer

I’m guessing from your use of “Pvt. Ltd. Company” that this is not a company incorporated under English law.

For a company to take over the contract under English law, you would need an assignment or novation.

See (in the construction context): https://www.out-law.com/en/topics/projects–construction/construction-contracts/assignment-and-novation/

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