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Speech by The Chancellor: Proprietary Relief

The Chancellor delivered the Chancery Bar Association Annual Lecture on Proprietary Relief.
This article explores the appropriate scope of proprietary relief for breach of fiduciary duty. It focuses on the respective approaches of the common law and equity to proprietary relief as background to the departure of the Court of Appeal in Sinclair Investments (UK) Limited v Versailles Trade Finance Limited from that of the Privy Council in AG of Hong Kong v Reid.
An extended version of the speech can be found in the May issue of the Birkbeck Law Review.

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