Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 364 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 2662 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Treacy J

Representation Rupert D'Cruz (instructed by Sohal & Co) for the claimants.
  Richard Slade (instructed by Constant & Constant) for the fourth defendant.
Judgment Dates: 28 November 2005

Catchwords

Bank - Duty of care - Payment to named account - Bank releasing monies to wrong account with similar name to named account - Whether bank under duty of care.

The Case

The fourth defendant bank owed no duty of care in negligence to the claimants in circumstances where an account other than the one specified by them, but with a similar name, had been credited with the claimants' money.

Practice Areas

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