Foxtons v Bicknell [2008]


  • Foxtons claimed commission as sole estate agents for a property, having introduced the buyer of a property several months before its purchase
  • More proximal to its purchase, another estate agent handled the purchase


  • Were Foxtons entitled to commission?


  • No


  • The contract provided that Foxtons must be the effective cause of the transaction, they were not, having merely introduced the buyer
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