Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 107 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 3 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Buckley J

Representation Aiden Casey (instructed by O'Callaghan & Co) for the claimant.
  Simon Bryan (instructed by Gouldens) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 18 January 2002


Money - Loan - Receipt of money admitted by defendant - Defendant denying that money was a loan - Defendant alleging that money received as investment in property development venture - Whether money received as loan or investment.

The Case

In an action for recovery of a loan, on the evidence it was held that the defendant had received the moneys as an investment, not as a loan, and the claim would be dismissed.

Practice Areas

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