In re Bell’s Indenture: 1980

A firm of solicitors was held not to be vicariously liable for an act of dishonest assistance made by a partner.
References: [1980] 1 WLR 1217
Judges: Vinelott J
This case is cited by:

  • Doubted – Dubai Aluminium Company Limited v Salaam and Others HL 5-Dec-2002
    A solicitor had been alleged to have dishonestly, having assisted in a fraudulent breach of trust by drafting certain documents. Contributions to the damages were sought from his partners.
    Held: The acts complained of were so close to the . .
    (, Times 06-Dec-02, , [2003] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 65, [2002] UKHL 48, [2002] 3 WLR 1913, [2003] 2 AC 366, [2003] 1 All ER 97, [2003] 2 All ER (Comm) 451, [2003] 1 LLR 65, [2003] 1 BCLC 32, [2003] IRLR 608, [2003] 1 CLC 1020, [2003] WTLR 163)

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Last Update: 27 November 2020; Ref: scu.193864