Doward, Dickson and Co v Williams and Co: 1890

Where an agent’s only interest is a commercial interest in being able to earn his commission, his power of attorney is not secured and is revocable, because the authority is not properly speaking a security at all.


(1890) 6 TLR 316


England and Wales

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CitedBailey and Another v Angove’s Pty Ltd SC 27-Jul-2016
The defendant had agreed to act as the claimant’s agent and distributor of the claimant’s wines in the UK. It acted both as agent and also bought wines on its own account. When the defendant went into litigation the parties disputed the right of the . .
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Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.568646