Redacted documents deemed admissible in bad debt disputes

By Joanne Faulkner (Nov 18, 2021, 6:02 p.m. GMT) – Nothing prevents UK judges from relying on drafted documents to make debt claims decisions if the omissions do not affect the overall conclusion, an appeals court said Thursday, in a decision on the assignment of deeds.

A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal said there is no need to dismiss the deed of assignment as evidence if the redactions do not affect the final decision on who can collect debt from bank loans .

The judges were considering three appeals of decisions authorizing an investment fund to collect debts from former clients of Clydesdale Bank PLC after …

Stay one step ahead

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You need to know what’s going on with customers, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to stay an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data in articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of prosecution, etc.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, requests, etc.
  • Create personalized alerts for specific case articles and topics and more!


Comments are closed.