The Hut sucessfully defends court appeal by Cookson

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A  FOUR-year legal row between high growth online retailer The Hut Group and Manchester entrepreneur Oliver Cookson has finally concluded - with the Court of Appeal dismissing the appeal brought by Cookson.

In 2012,​ ​both​ ​The Hut Group and Oliver Cookson ​sued each other in the High Court in relation to information provided in the share purchase agreement and beforehand in respect of each other’s accounts: The Hut claimed damages of £15m for breach of warranty and Cookson and his fami... For the full story register now for free or login below...