Edwards v Ashik

Misrepresentation – Fraudulent misrepresentation. The proceedings concerned the purchase of a nightclub by the claimant from the defendant. He brought proceedings against the defendant, contending that he had been induced to make the purchase by fraudulent representations made by the defendant. A number of preliminary issues were considered. The court ruled against the claimant on issues concerning the question of inducement and affirmation by the claimant of the purchase. The claimant appealed. The Chancery Division held that the judge had erred, and that the appeal succeeded.

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