Tort of Deceit in UK Law

  • HIH Casualty and General Insurance Ltd v Chase Manhattan Bank and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 20 February 2003
    ... ... entitled to damages from Chase only on the basis of a good claim in deceit, and for these purposes it has not been suggested that such a claim can be ... can be no fraud in the sense of giving rise to a claim for damages in tort") and [1991] 2 AC 249 , 280 (per Lord Templeman) and 281 (per Lord ... ...
  • Springwell Navigation Corporation (A Body Corporate) v (1) Jp Morgan Chase Bank (A Body Corporate) (Formerly Known as the Chase Manhattan Bank) (2) Jp Morgan Europe Ltd (Formerly Known as Chase Manhattan International Ltd) and Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 November 2010
    ... ... that Chase, through CMB and CMIL, owed a duty of care in contract and tort to give Springwell careful investment advice in accordance with ... The company had, wrongly but without deceit, prepared its accounts of the sales of the machines on the basis that ... ...
  • British Telecommunications Plc v One in A Million Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 July 1998
    ... ... There is no such tort as going equipped for passing-off. It follows that the mere registration ... class which is known as an action on the case, akin to an action of deceit. In an action on the case, the cause of action is the wrongful act or ... ...
  • UBAF Ltd v European American Banking Corporation
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 09 December 1983
    ... ... three separate causes of action: (1) Deceit, the representations being alleged to be untrue to the knowledge of the ... 46 That section provides: "An action founded on tort shall not be brought after the expiration of six years from the date on ... ...
  • Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company Plc
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 July 2016
    ... ... the present proceedings against Mr Hayward claiming damages for deceit. Zurich pleaded that both written statements made by Mr Hayward or on his ... As stated above, the ingredients of the tort of deceit are not in dispute subject to one question, which is whether a ... ...
  • Warnink (Erven) Besloten Vennootschap v J Townend & Sons (Hull) Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 April 1978
    ... ... Bollinger I attempted an analysis of the tort of passing-off and concluded that there are two necessary elements, viz., ... of that person and of the public, an action at law will lie for deceit, and, to save a multiplicity of suits and prevent irreparable injury, ... ...
  • Nicole Michelle Green v Sheila Agnes Eadie and Others
    • Chancery Division
    • 18 November 2011
    ... ... An action founded on tort shall not be brought after the expiration of six years from the date on ... that applies a form of statutory veneer to the preexisting law of deceit and innocent misrepresentation ... 34 ... ...
  • Conlon v Simms
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 December 2006
    ... ... Mere non-disclosure does not found an action for deceit: Clerk and Lindsell, Torts, 19 th ed. 2006, para. 18–08. Nor does it ... loss by reason of the breach may recover damages for that loss in the tort of deceit. Once again, I respectfully agree with him. Non-disclosure where ... ...
  • Royscot Trust Ltd v Rogerson
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 March 1991
    ... ... the present one on the same principles as damages are assessed in tort. The sub-section itself says: '…if the person making the ... in the statutory action will apparently be that in an action of deceit…But more probably the damages recoverable in the new action are the same ... ...
  • Cassa Di Risparmio Della Repubblica Di San Marino Spa (Applicant/ Claimant) v Barclays Bank Plc (Respondent/ Defendant)
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 09 March 2011
    ... ... CRSM claimed damages for deceit, or alternatively under s.2(1) of the Misrepresentation Act ("the Act"), ... 555, 617 , para 398, per Buxton LJ: "The tort [of deceit] involves a perfectly general principle. Where a defendant ... ...
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