|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| 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.