Lloyd v Grace, Smith & Co (1912)
- A solicitors’ clerk fraudulently induced a conveyance from a client, then disposing of her house for his own personal benefit
- Were the solicitors responsible for the fraudulent act?
- Although the act was fraudulent, the clerk was authorised for procure signatures for the firm; apparent authority represented by virtue of his position as clerk overruled the nullity usually created by fraudulent acts
Posted in Commercial Law Revision Notes.
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