COUNSEL & SOLICITOR:
Tan Keng Teck (Tobias Lim with him)(Lim Kian Leong & Co) for the second respondent.
HIGH COURT (SHAH ALAM)
Contract — Breach —
Breach of undertaking — Plaintiff argued that first defendant breached written
undertaking in failing to forward title of property to plaintiff — Whether
first defendant breached written undertaking — Whether first defendant caused
damages to plaintiff.
Legal Profession — Duty of care — Negligence — Whether second defendant as firm of solicitors negligent in mistakenly transferred property to third defendant — Whether second defendant could not be held liable as fraudulent act of third defendant broke chain of causation.
Limitation — Accrual of cause of action — When cause of action accrued — Threat to plaintiff’s right to register charge on land — Whether plaintiff’s action statute-barred — Limitation Act 1953 ss 6, 9 & 29.