Benedetti and Another v Sawiris and Others: ChD 15 Jun 2009

The claimant sought payment for his services to the defendants for his work in facilitating a substantial buy out of an Italian energy company.
Held: The claim succeeded on a quantum meruit basis to the extent of 75m euros but not otherwise.
Patten J
[2009] EWHC 1330 (Ch)
England and Wales
CitedPallant v Morgan ChD 1952
The agents of two neighbouring landowners orally agreed in the auction room that the plaintiff’s agent would refrain from bidding at auction and that the defendant, if his agent’s bid was successful, would divide the land according to an agreed . .

Cited by:
Principle JudgBenedetti and Another v Sawiris and Others ChD 21-Jul-2009
Orders consequential on the main judgement to apportion liability as between the various defendants. . .
Appeal FromBenedetti v Sawiris and Others CA 16-Dec-2010
The claimant had claimed a reward for his role in securing a very substantial business deal for the defendants. The judge had rejected claims in contract but had awarded a sum of 67m Euros on a quantum meruit basis. He appealed saying that the award . .
At first instanceBenedetti v Sawiris and Others SC 17-Jul-2013
The claimant appealed against reduction of the sum awarded on his claim for a quantum meruit after helping to facilitate a very substantial business deal for the defendants.
Held: The correct approach to the amount to be paid by way of a . .

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Updated: 16 February 2021; Ref: scu.347018