Cookson and The Hut both claim victory after High Court row

THE legal row between high growth online retailer The Hut Group and Manchester entrepreneur Oliver Cookson has been settled - with both parties claiming victory but having to pay damages to the other.

In a written judgement following the trial in The High Court last month, Mr Justice Blair - the brother of former Prime Minister Tony Blair - awarded The Hut more than £4m after finding warranties that guaranteed the accuracy of management accounts' had been breached prior to the £58m sale of Mr Cookson's supplements busi... For the full story register now for free or login below...