Computer 2000 Distribution Ltd and others v ICM Computer Solutions Plc: CA 17 Nov 2004

The claimant delivered computer equipment against a fraudulent invoice issued in the name of the defendant.
Held: The loss here had to fall on an innocent party. Having delivered the equipment to the site requested, the claimant had done all it was obliged to do, and so was entitled to payment.
Lord Justice Chadwick Lord Justice Latham Lord Justice Judge
[2004] EWCA Civ 1634, Times 29-Dec-2004
England and Wales
CitedGalbraith and Grant Ltd v Block KBD 1922
Where under a contract the seller of goods is required to deliver them at the buyer’s premises he fulfils his obligation if he delivers them there to a person who apparently has authority to receive them, taking care to see that no unauthorized . .
CitedFreeman and Lockyer v Buckhurst Park Properties (Mangal) Ltd CA 1964
The defendant company allowed one of its directors to act as the Managing Director and to give instructions to the Plaintiff to do work on its behalf.
Held: The fact that he had never been formally appointed as Managing Director was of no . .
Appeal fromTime Group Limited v Computer 2000 Distribution Limited and IBM United Kingdom Limited TCC 4-Feb-2002
Computers had been supplied by the second defendant to the claimant and first defendant at different times for exclusive distribution in the UK. Defects were alleged. The case concerned applications made for dismissal of a case as an abuse of . .

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Updated: 08 October 2021; Ref: scu.220171