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PRE-CONTRACT ENQUIRIES: Dangers of concealment

26 May 2017  

Joanne Wicks QC weighs up the best approach to take when pre-contract enquiries are found wanting

Greenridge Luton One Ltd v Kempton Investments Ltd [2016] is a quietly interesting case. It does not trumpet out new legal principle or noisily trample accepted wisdom, but it nevertheless provides some useful lessons for practitioners, both transactional lawyers and litigators, and some warnings for buyers and sellers of property too.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Akerhielm & anor v De Mare & ors [1959] UKPC 11

    Greenridge Luton One Ltd & anor v Kempton Investments Ltd [2016] EWHC 91 (Ch)

    Midill (97PL) Ltd v Park Lane Estates Ltd & anor [2008] EWCA Civ 1227