Shah and Another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd: QBD 16 May 2012

The Claimants claimed damages in a sum in excess of US$300,000,000 arising out of delays by the Defendant, their bankers, in executing four transfers from the Claimants’ account during the period September 2006 to March 2007 and the Defendant’s failure to explain the reasons for such delays.


Supperstone J


[2012] EWHC 1283 (QB), [2013] Bus LR D38, [2013] 1 All ER (Comm) 72, [2012] Lloyd’s Rep FC 507




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 . .

Cited by:

Main JudgmentShah and Another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd QBD 5-Jul-2012
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Updated: 18 August 2022; Ref: scu.457762