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03 AUG 2016

Patel v Mirza [2016] UKSC 42

Patel v Mirza [2016] UKSC 42

(Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Kerr, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Sumption, Lord Toulson, Lord Hodge, 20 July 2016)

The issue was when involvement in illegality bars a claim. The Supreme Court unanimously dismisses Mr Mirza’s appeal. Mr Patel is entitled to restitution of the £620,000 which he paid to Mr Mirza.

Trinity Term
[2016] UKSC 42


On appeal from: [2014] EWCA Civ 1047



JUDGMENT




Patel (Respondent) v Mirza (Appellant)




before 




Lord Neuberger, President
Lady Hale, Deputy President
Lord Mance
Lord Kerr
Lord Clarke
Lord Wilson
Lord Sumption
Lord Toulson
Lord Hodge




JUDGMENT GIVEN ON


20 July 2016




Heard on 16 and 17 February 2016




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