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Can estate agents be liable for breach of warranty of authority and negligence when instructed by a fraudster - an update?
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2018

As we reported in our article earlier in the year, no said the High Court when it considered the question in the case of P&P Property Ltd V Owen White

P&P Property Limited v Owen White & Catlin LLP Dreamvar (UK) Limited v Mishcon de Reya 2016 EWCA Civ. 1082
  • 4 New Square Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2018

Article written by Nicole Sandells QC and Nicholas Broomfield of 4 New Square on 23rd May 2018. P&P Property Limited v Owen White & Catlin LLP

Latest property fraud decision
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2016

Mr Justice Dicker QC, sitting as a High Court Judge, delivered judgment in case that will join the canon of recent authorities on solicitors’

New Imposter Fraud Decision
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

How should the courts allocate the risk of - and the losses flowing from - frauds practised on innocent parties?Lawyers are first exposed to these

Misrepresenting Warranties: can a freestanding warranty ever be a representation too?
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLP)
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

The recent case of Idemitsu Kosan v Sumitomo (2016) reminds us of the key differences between warranties and representations. It highlights

The Insurance Act 2015: What You Should Know
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

The Insurance Act 2015 (the Act), which comes into force in England and Wales on 12 August 2016, is the most significant reform of English insurance

Shipping: New BIMCO "SUPERMAN"
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

It is becoming increasingly common for a buyer to engage a third party service provider to supervise the construction of a new vessel on its behalf

TCC rejects contributory negligence counter to collateral warranty claim
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2013

On 31 July 2013, the Technology and Construction Court handed down judgment in Oakapple Homes (Glossop) Limited v DTR (2009) Limited (In Liquidation)

LIBOR manipulation claim stumbles
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2013

In Deutsche Bank AG v Unitech Global Limited 2013 EWHC 471 (Comm) Cooke J refused permission for the defendants to amend their defence and

Joint Law Commissions publish their final consultation on business insurance
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 7 2012

The Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission (the Commissions) have recently published the final consultation paper as part of their ‘Joint Insurance Contract Law Review 2006-2013’.