In this briefing David Webster, Partner in our Corporate and Commercial team, covers how the recent case of Wilson v Dodd and others serves as a reminder of the need for honesty and clarity in negotiations, especially when making statements that are intended to induce another party to enter into an agreement. If the party that relies on a statement later finds out it was false or misleading, the other party may be liable for damages under the law of misrepresentation.

The dangers of making false statements in negotiations - Jan 2013.pdf