Anglo German Breweries Ltd v Chelsea Corporation Inc and Others: Chd 29 May 2012

Claim by the liquidator of Anglo German Breweries Limited for the transfer to AGB of a disused bingo hall in Walthamstow, London. The bingo hall was bought with money provided by the late Mr. Tufail Ahmad. At the time of the purchase, TA was awaiting trial for his participation in an alcohol diversion fraud, involving alcoholic drinks consigned to bonded warehouses being diverted for consumption in the UK, thereby evading payment of excise duty and VAT. He was convicted of this offence in 1997, sentenced to 6 years in prison and fined pounds 2 million.

Mr N Strauss QC,
(Sitting as a Deputy Judge),
[2012] EWHC 1481 (Ch)
England and Wales


Updated: 06 December 2021; Ref: scu.459887