Capacity and identity: who do you think you are?
The recent Court of Appeal case of Hamid v Francis Bradshaw Partnership has highlighted the importance of ensuring that the identity of the parties to — and the capacity of a signatory of — a contract are clear.
Dr Hamid was the director and sole shareholder of a limited company, Chad Furniture Store Ltd, which traded under the name ‘Moon Furniture’.
He owned land on which he intended to build a showroom for Chad, and negotiated with Francis Bradshaw Partnership (FBP) over the provision of engineering services…
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