Brinks Ltd v AbuSaleh and Others (No 3): ChD 23 Oct 1995

A person must know of the existence of an obligation of trust to be liable as an accessory to an act in breach of that trust. A person cannot be liable for dishonest assistance in a breach of trust unless he knows of the existence of the trust or at least the facts giving rise to the trust.


Rimer J


Times 23-Oct-1995, [1996] CLC 133


See AlsoBrinks Ltd and Another v AbuSaleh and Others ChD 6-Mar-1995
A delay in issuing Order 14 proceedings is not in itself relevant. . .

Cited by:

Not approvedBarlow Clowes International Ltd and Another v Eurotrust International Ltd and others PC 10-Oct-2005
(Court of Appeal of the Isle of Man) Defendants appealed a finding of dishonest assistance in the activities of Barlow Clowes.
Held: The judge had been able to reach the conclusions on the basis of the evidence. The appeal of the deemster . .
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Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.78584