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Dubai Aluminium Co Ltd -v-Salaam And Others And Livingston And Others (Third Parties)

17th Jul 1998

[1999] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 415

Richard Southern acted in this Commercial fraud matter, dishonest receipt, claims for contribution between defendants.

Contract – Commission – Breach of fiduciary duty – Contribution proceedings – Consultancy agreement between plaintiffs and second third party – Plaintiffs sought to recover payments disbursed in commission and other like payments under agreement – Plaintiffs alleged defendants and third parties knowingly and dishonestly received funds and or assisted in a breach of fiduciary duty – Contribution claims between defendants and third parties – Whether vicarious liability imposed by Partnership Act, 1890, s. 10 applied where partner liable as a constructive trustee for conducting himself as an accessory to a breach of trust.