Best Beat Ltd v Mourant and Co Trustees Ltd and Another: ChD 18 Dec 2008

The sale contract provided for completion to be delayed to allow the sellers to deal with a dispute. They now sought specific performance. The defendant said that the contract had been discharged.
Held: The claimant sought to rely on a variation of the agreement which had not been approved. The claim for summary judgment must therefore fail.
Patten J
[2008] EWHC 3156 (Ch)
England and Wales
CitedInvestors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society HL 19-Jun-1997
Account taken of circumstances wihout ambiguity
The respondent gave advice on home income plans. The individual claimants had assigned their initial claims to the scheme, but later sought also to have their mortgages in favour of the respondent set aside.
Held: Investors having once . .

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