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Civil fraud and asset recovery, Commercial disputes

“Hot Topic” Seminar: Takhar v Gracefield Developments Ltd

Tuesday 2 July 2019
1pm - 2pm including sandwiches and refreshments
The Law Society (David Lloyd George Room), 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL,
1.0 CPD

Setting aside judgments on the grounds of fraud

On 20 March 2019, the Supreme Court (sitting with 7 justices) gave judgment in Takhar v Gracefield Developments Ltd unanimously allowing the appeal and clarifying the test for setting aside judgments on the grounds of fraud. John Wardell QC and Andrew Mold acted for the successful appellant.

In this seminar, John and Andrew and Jia Wei Lee will:
(1) explain the background to the case;
(2) consider the competing policy objectives and the reasoning given in the 4 judgments by Lord Kerr, Lord Sumption, Lord Briggs and Lady Arden;
(3) consider some of the practical implications of the decision.

Please note, this event is free of charge to attend. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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