The need to reach one conclusion justified service of proceedings overseas on a firm’s partners, where there was a genuine issue to be decided
Times 13-Aug-1996, Gazette 23-Oct-1996,  EWCA Civ 1025
England and Wales
Appeal from – Barings Plc and Another v Coopers and Lybrand (A Firm) and Others CA 6-Dec-1996
Whether a duty of care exists from the auditors of a subsidiary, towards its parent company is a triable issue. . .
Cited – Johnson v Gore Wood and Co HL 14-Dec-2000
Shareholder May Sue for Additional Personal Losses
A company brought a claim of negligence against its solicitors, and, after that claim was settled, the company’s owner brought a separate claim in respect of the same subject-matter.
Held: It need not be an abuse of the court for a shareholder . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.
Company, Litigation Practice
Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.78229