Kemp Properties (UK) Ltd v Dentsply Research and Development Corporation: 1991

The measure of damages is the same as for fraudulent misrepresentation i.e. all loss caused by the plaintiff having been induced to enter into the contract.


Bingham LJ


[1991] 2 EGLR 197


Misrepresentation Act 1967 2(1)


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedWilliam Sindall Plc v Cambridgeshire County Council CA 21-May-1993
Land was bought for development, but the purchaser later discovered a sewage pipe which very substantially limited its development potential. The existence of the pipe had not been disclosed on the sale, being unknown to the seller.
Held: . .
CitedSmith New Court Securities Ltd v Scrimgeour Vickers HL 21-Nov-1996
The defendant had made misrepresentations, inducing the claimant to enter into share transactions which he would not otherwise have entered into, and which lost money.
Held: A deceitful wrongdoer is properly liable for all actual damage . .
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Damages, Torts – Other

Updated: 12 April 2022; Ref: scu.185673