The court considered, inter alia, the right of a director to inspect his company’s records. The applicable statutory provision as to a company’s financial records simply laid down a criminal sanction and conferred no civil right enforceable by injunction. All serving directors have the right to inspect the company’s records, minutes and accounts, and if desired they may have appropriate expert assistance.
 1 WLR 72,  1 All ER 185, (1978) 122 SJ 15
England and Wales
Cited – Burn v London South West Coal Co 1890
Cited – Seery v Leathes Prior (A Firm) QBD 24-Jan-2017
The claimant alleged professional negligence against his former solicitors in the settlement of his claim against his former partners.
Held: The claim failed. There had been no clear duty to give the advice the claimant said should have been . .
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Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.573399