|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 149 (May)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 1323 (Ch)|
Charles Hollander QC (sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court)
|Representation||Martin Hutchings QC (instructed by IBB Legal) for the claimant.|
|Jamie Smith (instructed by Mayer Brown) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||18 May 2012|
Confidential information - Disclosure - Prevention of disclosure - Claimant seeking finance for purchase and development of site - Defendant identifying third party funder - Claimant and defendant entering deed providing for non-circumvention and confidentiality of information - Deed defining parties as including introduced parties - Claimant and defendant providing information to third party in belief bound by deed - Third party making rival bid - Claimant not being selected as preferred bidder - Claimant commencing proceedings for breach of deed - Whether third party being covered by non-circumvention clause - Whether third party being covered by confidential information clause - Whether defendant being responsible for all disclosures by third party - Whether defendant being liable for third party's circumvention under party definition clause.