Clef Aquitaine Sarl and Another v Laporte Materials (Barrow) Ltd (Sued As Sovereign Chemical Industries Ltd): CA 18 May 2000

The defendants appealed a finding of fraudulent misrepresentation, saying that no damages had in fact flowed from any misrepresentation.


[2000] EWCA Civ 161, [2001] QB 488




Misrepresentation Act 1967


England and Wales


CitedDoyle v Olby (Ironmongers) Ltd CA 31-Jan-1969
The plaintiff had been induced by the fraudulent misrepresentation of the defendant to buy an ironmonger’s business for 4,500 pounds plus stock at a valuation of 5,000 pounds. Shortly after the purchase, he discovered the fraud and started the . .

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CitedMCI Worldcom International Inc v Primus Telecommunications Inc ComC 25-Sep-2003
The claimant sought judgment, and the defendant leave to amend its defence. The question was whether the proposed defence had any reasonable prospect of success.
Held: The misrepresentation alleged was made by the claimant’s in-house . .
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Torts – Other, Contract

Updated: 31 May 2022; Ref: scu.147194