Montefiori v Montefiori: 1746

A note, given fraudulently, to carry on a marriage treaty, shall be good against the drawer, though given without any consideration.
Lord Mansfield said: ‘no man shall set up his own iniquity as a defence, any more than as a cause of action’.

Lord Mansfield
[1746] EngR 363, (1746-1779) 1 Black W 363, (1746) 96 ER 203
England and Wales
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CitedTakhar v Gracefield Developments Ltd and Others SC 20-Mar-2019
The claimant appellant alleged that properties she owned were transferred to the first defendant under undue influence or other unconscionable conduct by the second and third defendants. The claim was dismissed. Three years later she claimed to set . .

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Family, Torts – Other

Updated: 22 January 2022; Ref: scu.380751