A claim that a bank’s charge should be set aside as having been obtained by the undue influence of a co-mortgagee was parasitic upon a claim as between the co-mortgagors in family proceedings. The wife sought as against the bank to challenge the validity of the charge, but asserted the existence of the charge in the course of proceedings which continued in parallel to the possession proceedings. She could not blow hot and cold. The claim against the husband and subsequent transfer had included an explicit acknowledgement by her of the charge, and that decided the issue between her and the bank.
Times 13-Feb-2001,  EWCA Civ 3015,  1 FCR 21,  1 FLR 505,  Fam Law 182
England and Wales
Cited – Smith v Skanska Construction Services Ltd QBD 29-Jul-2008
The court considered whether the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal road accident in Thailand was driving within the authority of the UK employers. The driver was not an employee but had authority to use company vehicles for tasks for the . .
 EWHC 1776 (QB)
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Updated: 17 December 2020; Ref: scu.80561