The duty of care of a banker to its customer is in ‘interpreting, ascertaining and acting on’ instructions given pursuant to the mandate. A bank is not under a concomitant duty to volunteer to its customer advice about the wisdom of a particular transaction.
 2 FTLR 264
Cited – Sandra Estelle Fielding v The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc CA 11-Feb-2004
The husband and wife had signed a bank mandate allowing the bank to act upon the authorisation of either of them. The wife complained that the bank should not be able to recover from her any sums expended by the husband.
Held: The mandate . .
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Banking, Professional Negligence
Updated: 13 May 2022; Ref: scu.194780