City of Gotha v Sotheby’s and Another: CA 19 Jun 1997

An abandonment of privilege within discovery proceedings did not imply general waiver of same privilege; limited to instant proceedings.
Times 03-Jul-1997, [1997] EWCA Civ 1897, [1998] 1 WLR 114
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England and Wales
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See alsoGotha City v Sotheby’s and Another; Federal Republic of Germany v Same QBD 9-Sep-1998
Limitation does not run in favour of a thief. A painting stolen during the war and dealt with by those knowing its true origin remained in the ownership of the original owner however long it had been held by someone who was not a purchaser in good . .

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See alsoGotha City v Sotheby’s and Another; Federal Republic of Germany v Same QBD 9-Sep-1998
Limitation does not run in favour of a thief. A painting stolen during the war and dealt with by those knowing its true origin remained in the ownership of the original owner however long it had been held by someone who was not a purchaser in good . .
CitedUSP Strategies Plc and Another v London General Holdings Ltd and others ChD 1-Mar-2004
In the course of litigation, in the course of which summaries of advice given to the defendants by their lawyers was produced in evidence. They sought that it be struck out as protecetd by legal privilege.
Held: Though summarised, the . .
CitedIran v The Barakat Galleries Ltd QBD 29-Mar-2007
The claimant government sought the return to it of historical artefacts in the possession of the defendants. The defendant said the claimant could not establish title and that if it could the title under which the claim was made was punitive and not . .

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