Breach of trust: Time for a new law?

James Brown and Mark Pawlowski consider whether a new tort of inducing a breach of trust would be a welcome development in English law The recognition of a new tort of inducing a breach of trust would have the advantage of allowing the claimant to pursue a third party where their wrongdoing consists solely of …
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Cases Referenced

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