O T Africa Line Ltd. -v- Vickers Plc

David Allen QC

[1996] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 700

David Allen acted this matter involving a mistake by solicitor when accepting an offer on behalf of a client to settle a case – whether there was a binding contract when the offer was accepted

Contract – Settlement – Rescission – Negotiations for settlement of claim in dollars – Defendants offered amount in sterling – Plaintiffs accepted offer – Defendants alleged settlement should have been in dollars – Whether settlement should be rescinded.

Date added: January 16th, 1996


Area of Expertise

Professional Negligence