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Fraudulent Misrepresentation

“Though speak’st like him’s untutored to repeat: Who makes the fairest show means most deceit”. [William Shakespeare] Deceit and Loss When deceit is practised and damage results how is that loss to be calculated? This was a question which the Court of Appeal was asked to decide in the reported case of Glossop Cartons and … Continue reading Fraudulent Misrepresentation

Limitation and the Midnight Hour

Limitation and the Midnight Hour The majority of common law legal systems contain rules which specify the length of time in which a Claimant has to commence legal proceedings.  Once the relevant period has expired the Claimant is prohibited from bringing any claims thereafter. These restrictions are founded upon sound policy precepts: the obligation on … Continue reading Limitation and the Midnight Hour