Khouj v Acropolis Capital Partners Limited & anr [2016] EWHC 2120 (Comm)

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | January/February 2017 #166

The claimant was the administrator of the estate of Mr Mansouri who died in 2010. He sought declarations that the two defendant companies, ACP and ACM, were the agents and fiduciaries of the deceased and that they were therefore under a duty to provide him with records in relation to transactions or other business conducted on behalf of the deceased. The deceased had been a wealthy man during his lifetime and the claimant sought to understand what had happened to his wealth.


  1. 1) The relationship between principal and agent can only be established by the consent...

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