Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 418 (Mar)
Court: Chancery Division

Simon Berry QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Charles Gratwicke (instructed by Lyndales) for the claimant.
  Matthew Collings (instructed by Maxwell Batley) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 26 March 2002


Tracing - Money - Money had and received - Whether claimant entitled to trace money into premises purchased by first defendant.

The Case

The instant case was a text book example of the first defendant company being used as a vehicle to obtain money by fraud. Accordingly, the claimant was entitled to trace his moneys into the first defendant's account and into the property acquired by that company.

Practice Areas

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