New Judgment: Bailey & Anor v Angove’s PTY Ltd  UKSC 47
27 Wednesday Jul 2016
On appeal from:  EWCA Civ 215
The appellant, Angrove’s PTY is an Australian winemaker, which employed D&D Wines International Ltd as its agent and distributor in the UK and entered into an Agency and Distribution Agreement (“ADA”). D&D entered into liquidation on 21 April 2012 and the appellant lawfully terminated the ADA. However, D&D claimed that they had a right to collect commission from the outstanding invoices, and that their authority as agent to collect the price of the goods was irrevocable. The appellant disputed this. Held: The Supreme Court unanimously allowed Angrove’s appeal, D&D’s agency was revoked by Angrove’s termination notice, but the money’s were not held on constructive trust for Angrove’s.
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