Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 114 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Judge Overend sitting as a judge of the High Court

Representation Marion Smith (instructed by Payne Hicks Beach) for the claimant.
  The defendants appeared in person.
Judgment Dates: 9 November 2005


Misrepresentation - Fraudulent misrepresentation - Reliance - Purchase of business - Defendants supplying inflated accounts - Whether claimant would have purchased business had he known true position - Whether defence of contributory negligence open to defendants.

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