Shah and Another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd: CA 30 Nov 2011

Appeal against refusal of permission to amend pleadings. The claimants suffered large losses after the bank delayed implementing his instructions after staff members initiated a report under the 2002 Act. The claimant said that the evidence supporting a claim that the report was made in bad faith had only just come to light.
Held: The appeal was refused. The new evidence did not appear to support the allegation made.


Longmore, Moses, Black LJJ


[2011] EWCA Civ 1669




Proceeds of Crime Act 2002


England and Wales


See AlsoShah and Another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd QBD 26-Jan-2009
The claimants sought damages after delays by the bank in processing transfer requests. The bank said that the delays were made pending reports of suspected criminal activity. The bank’s delay had stigmatised the claimant causing further losses. The . .
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Litigation Practice, Banking

Updated: 04 October 2022; Ref: scu.451327