Cory v Bretton: 1830

The provision in a letter that it was ‘not to be used in prejudice of my rights . . .’ was read as meaning that an apparent acknowledgement of indebtedness in the same letter was ‘clearly a conditional statement’.


[1830] 172 ER 783, (1830) 4 Car and P 462

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CitedBradford and Bingley Plc v Rashid HL 12-Jul-2006
Disapplication of Without Prejudice Rules
The House was asked whether a letter sent during without prejudice negotiations which acknowledged a debt was admissible to restart the limitation period. An advice centre, acting for the borrower had written, in answer to a claim by the lender for . .
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Updated: 14 May 2022; Ref: scu.243138