Court of Appeal considers non-contractual agency in family business (Dinglis Management Ltd and another v Dinglis Properties Ltd)

26 February, 2019

In this article Iain Quirk examines the decision of the Court of Appeal in Dinglis Management Ltd and another v Dinglis Properties Ltd, allowing the appellants’ appeal against a High Court decision that the first appellant company was liable to account as agent for the respondent company and that the second appellant was liable to account as a director of the respondent.

Iain Quirk appeared with Stephen Houseman QC for the appellants in this case. Download the article here.

This article was first published in Lexis Nexis in February 2019

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