Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 309 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 461 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Evans-Lombe J

Representation Michael Brindle QC and Craig Orr (instructed by Ashurst Morris Crisp) for BFS.
  Jonathan Gaisman QC, Christopher Butcher QC, David Bailey and James Brocklebank (instructed by Clifford Chance) for D&T.
Judgment Dates: 20 March 2002

Catchwords

Action - Defence to action - Circuity of action - Action brought against defendant firm of auditors for negligence - Defendant relying on claim in deceit - Defendant alleging representations in letters signed by claimant's finance director made recklessly and fraudulently - Whether defendant able to rely on defence of circuity of action

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