Supreme Court allows ‘reasonable diligence’ appeal in fraud claim – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted March 21st, 2019 in appeals, fraud, news, setting aside, Supreme Court by tracey

‘A person who applies to set aside a judgment on the basis of fraud does not have to demonstrate that the fraud could not have been spotted with reasonable diligence, the Supreme Court has ruled. The judgment in Takhar v Gracefield Developments Limited and others seeks to resolve a ‘bare-knuckle’ conflict between two long-standing principles of public law: that fraud unravels all and that there must come an end to litigation.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 20th March 2019