Cumbria County Council is set to improve how it manages major contracts.
This comes after a 'thorough' review of the contract and legal case between Cumbria County Council and Amey.
Amey delivered a contract for roads maintenance worth over £272million between 2005 and 2012.
During the contract the council withheld money because it wasn't happy with the quality of the services.
This resulted in a legal dispute with Amey.
Following the court case the Council commissioned a Lessons Learned report to learn from the experience.
The process was overseen by an experienced Chief Executive from another council.
Cumbria County Council say they are confident the report will help them to avoid similar situations in the future: