The claimant appealed against refusal of an order allowing it to inspect the company’s accounts.
Held: That an inspection was intended to damage the company was not the only ground for refusing access. There was here a serious issue about the purpose of the inspection, and a section 459 application was due to be heard.
Lord Justice Hughes, Lord Justice Toulson and Sir John Chadwick
 EWCA Civ 387, Times 15-May-2008,  Bus LR 1244
Companies Act 1985 222
England and Wales
Cited – Seery v Leathes Prior (A Firm) QBD 24-Jan-2017
The claimant alleged professional negligence against his former solicitors in the settlement of his claim against his former partners.
Held: The claim failed. There had been no clear duty to give the advice the claimant said should have been . .
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Updated: 07 February 2021; Ref: scu.266984