Holyoake versus Candys case draws to a close

Closing arguments in the explosive legal case between Mark Holyoake and Christian and Nick Candy were due to come to an end on 7 April with both sides seeking to discredit the other. Holyoake is suing the Candy brothers for more than £100m, claiming they “coerced” him out of millions of pounds after they lent him £12m to buy Belgravia mansion Grosvenor Gardens House, SW1, and used heavy-handed intimidation tactics to recoup the money. The trial began on 8 February and a judgment is not expected until the end of May. Holyoake’s QC accused the Candys of being “rotten from