Diamond Jewellers Ltd v Mittal (trading as Mittal Trading Co)

Contract – Discharge. The claimant company was in the business was that of the buying and selling of jewellery. The defendant was a general medical practitioner and practised as such in London. However, he was also a trader in wholesale gold jewellery. The defendant purchased two separate quantities of jewellery. The claimant brought an action alleging that the defendant failed to return they jewellery despite the claimant refunding the money as allegedly requested. The Queen's Bench Division dismissed the claim, preferring the evidence of the defendant.

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