Swain and others v Swain plc and others

Tort – Conspiracy. The claimants were three daughters of S, who had founded the first defendant company. Following reorganisations in the company, they brought proceedings, contended that two unlawful means conspiracies had been implemented to deprive them of their stake in the company. The Chancery Division held that, on the evidence, the first conspiracy had been proven. However, the evidence did not support the existence of the alleged second conspiracy.

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