|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 34|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division (Official Referees' Business)|
Judge Bowsher QC
|Representation||Michael McLaren (instructed by Titmuss Sainer Dechert) appeared for the plaintiffs.|
|Michael Briggs QC (instructed by Berwin Leighton) appeared for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||23 October 1997|
Sale of company - Purchaser claiming damages for breach of warranties on basis of completion accounts - Parties appointing independent expert accountant pursuant to sale agreement - Expert's determination to be final and binding, save in case of 'manifest' error - Vendor contesting amount of net liabilities found by expert - Whether vendor entitled to have accounts re-opened.