Is alleging an unfair relationship a necessary pleading of a fact? Fred Philpott examines a recent judgment of the High Court

Fred discusses this in the case of Goldhill Finance Ltd v Smyth [2023] EWHC 362 (KB) where “a borrower lost her house on a pleading point because in the county court there was no specific allegation of an unfair relationship, despite fairness having been raised in her original statement.

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