Fiduciary Duty

November 9th, 2020 by James Goudie KC

In R ( Clark ) v Birmingham City Council (2020);EWCA Civ 1468 the Court of Appeal held that the Council had not acted unlawfully in deciding to incur spending on retrofitting sprinklers in its tower blocks, held under Part 2 of the Housing Act 1985. It did not owe a fiduciary duty to the tenant claimant.

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