Construction Co. Avoids Legal Bill For Investor Fraud Suit

Law360, London (May 24, 2019, 2:38 PM BST) -- A small construction company is no longer on the hook for legal fees run up by an offshore investor seeking to get it to turn over bank records for a separate million-pound fraud case, and is entitled to fight back against the request for disclosure, a London appeals court said Friday.

London-based Jofa Ltd. does not have to pay Benherst Finance Ltd. £23,000 ($29,000), the Court of Appeal said. Benherst wanted the money for attorneys' fees as it investigated whether a separate developer stole money on a project to renovate a flat in a smart central London neighborhood.


Joseph Farah, Jofa's...

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