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Davies v AIB Group (UK) Plc [2012] EWHC 2178 (Ch); [2012] 2 P. & C.R. 19

John Brennan Equity – Undue influence – Married couples – Claimant being wife of businessman – Claimant signing acceptance of facility letter relating to loan advanced by defendant bank to claimant and husband jointly – Husband dying – Bank seeking repayment of loan – Claimant issuing proceedings against bank contending that personal loan vitiated by undue influence of allegedly abusive husband – Whether evidence of undue influence – Whether loan to be set aside. Equity – Undue influence. The Chancery Division rejected a wife's claim against a bank where, on the facts, she had not shown that she was entitled to…

Davies v AIB Group (UK) Plc Chancery Division, 27 July 2012

John Brennan
Subject: Banking and finance Keywords: Facility letters; Guarantors; Limited guarantees; Loan agreements; Personal loans; Spouses; Undue influence Where Reported: [2012] EWHC 2178 (Ch); [2012] 2 P. & C.R. 19;

Unique Pub Properties v (1) Broad Green Tavern Ltd (2) Dempsey [2012] EWHC 2154 (Ch); [2012] 2 P&CR 17

Anthony Verduyn
Construction of lease and beer flow monitoring. In this case the court held that a tenant had no arguable defence to a pub landlord’s claim to be allowed to have access to the premises on reasonable notice in order to install an item of flow monitoring equipment on the beer lines. (Anthony Verduyn)

Re UK Steelfixers Ltd [2012] EWHC 2049 (Ch)

Matthew Weaver
Court exercising its discretion to refuse to make an administration order, winding the Company up instead, due to a perceived abuse by the Company of s127 IA 1986 pre-application Re UK Steelfixers Ltd [2012] EWHC 2049 (Ch)

Khaira v Shergill [2012] EWCA Civ 983; [2012] W.T.L.R. 1795

James Quirke
Charitable Trusts and Jurisdiction