Court battle for The Hut and Cookson over Myprotein deal

A MULTI-MILLION pound dispute between online retailer The Hut Group and entrepreneur Oliver Cookson over the sale of his Myprotein business three years ago has reached the High Court in London.

Mr Justice Blair, the brother of former prime minister Tony Blair, is hearing the case which started last Wednesday and is expected to continue for several weeks.

The Hut, based in Northwich and one of the region's leading technology businesses, paid £31.1m in cash for the sports nutrition brand and also gave Mr Cookso... For the full story register now for free or login below...