Legal notes: learning lessons from Holyoake v Candy

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The way in which witnesses give testimony can have a profound effect on how a judge treats their evidence When oral evidence is in conflict, documentary evidence is crucial The facts are often more important to a trial outcome than the law I found Nugee J’s judgment in Holyoake and another v Candy and others [2017] EWHC 3397 (Ch); [2017] PLSCS 224 to be a thoroughly depressing read. A lengthy one as well: 526 paragraphs – taking up just shy of 193 pages – all managing to shine a
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