*Sebry v Companies House and another

Negligence – Causation. The claimant managing director of a company in administration brought an action against the defendants companies house and the registrar of companies in respect of incorrect information published on the company register. It was the claimant's case that the publication of the information was a breach of duty of care which had caused the company to go into administration. The Queen's Bench Division upheld the claimant's case applying the assumption of responsibility and the three stage Caparo test.

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