Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 441 (Feb)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Eady J

Representation Richard Wilmot-Smith QC and Daniel Oudkerk (instructed by MacFarlanes) for the claimants.
  Andrew Hunter (instructed by Clintons) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 28 February 2003

Catchwords

Tort - Conversion - Documents - Right to recover - Part of action based on agency - Application to strike out.

The Case

The court struck out part of the claimant's claim to recover documents from the defendant firm of accountants insofar as the claimant based its alleged right to recover on its status as an agent for principals who were not parties to the action, but in all other respects allowed the action to proceed.

Practice Areas

If you are a LexisLibrary subscriber you can read more about this case here.