|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 85 (Jun)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 1589 (QB)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court|
|Representation||Mark Howard QC and Edward Harrison (instructed by Linklaters LLP) for M.|
|Alain Choo-Choy QC (instructed by Charles Fussell & Co LLP) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||15 June 2012|
Misrepresentation - Contract - Construction - Claimant being South African businessman - First defendant being oil and gas exploration company - Second defendant being subsidiary of first defendant - Claimant assisting defendants in obtaining production sharing agreements concerning oil concession in Tanzania - Claimant entering agreement between with second defendant whereby claimant agreeing to relinquish 5% net profit interest relating to oil concession in Tanzania in return for payment of US$7.5m - Claimant issuing proceedings against defendants alleging misrepresentation - Defendants applying for summary judgment - Whether claim having no real prospect of success - Whether summary judgment to be granted.