Jacobs v Sesame Ltd

Limitation of action – Negligence. In 2005, the claimant, on the defendant's advice, made an investment. In 2012, when the claimant surrendered the bond, she suffered a loss. In November 2012, the claimant issued a claim in negligence against the defendant and, on the preliminary issue as to limitation, the judge held that the claimant could take advantage of the provisions of s 14A of the Limitation Act 1980. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in allowing the defendant's appeal, held that the claimant could not take advantage of s 14A of the Act, that the entirety of her claim was time-barred and her action would be dismissed.

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