Misrepresentation, misstatement and other claims

Misrepresentation, misstatement and other claims guidance:

This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA 1967). For...

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A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must have been false. This is the ‘falsity’ requirement. Having established the falsity of a statement,...

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This Practice Note sets out when and how an innocent party can rescind a contract for misrepresentation, why they would wish to do so and when rescission is not...

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This Practice Note sets out when and how parties can seek to limit or exclude liability for misrepresentations by reference to section 3 of the Misrepresentation Act 1967...

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This Practice Note considers the requirement for the representor both to have intended to and actually to have induced the representee, by their misrepresentation, to...

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This Practice Note describes what an actionable misrepresentation is, the essential elements of the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA 1967) and provides a comparison with...

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This Practice Note considers the requirement for there to be a false statement of fact for an actionable misrepresentation. For details of the other key ingredients for a...

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There are a number of ways in which liability for negligent misstatement may be avoided and/or limited. For details on founding a claim of negligent misstatement, see...

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Similar but different to a claim for actionable misrepresentation are claims for negligent misstatement. This Practice Note sets out when and how such claims may by...

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