Re De Leeuw, Jakens v Central Advance and Discount Corporation: Chd 1922

A deed which bears a false signature is a forgery and creates no rights whatever.
Where a party sues as trustee a judgment in the proceeding shall bind the persons having a beneficial interest under the trust as it does the trustee.

Peterson J
[1922] 2 Ch 540, [1922] All ER 528
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedNorman Hudson v Shogun Finance Ltd CA 28-Jun-2001
A rogue had purchased a car, using a false name to obtain finance. He had then sold it to the defendant. The finance company claimed the car back.
Held: The dealer had not taken all the steps he might have done to check the identity of the . .

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Updated: 13 December 2021; Ref: scu.188410