Evidence

Destroying evidence – fatal?

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In Baxter v Barnes [2015] EWHC 54 (QB) Judge Collender QC helpfully summarises the position regarding destruction of evidence by a party. The leading authority on the point is that in Malhotra v Dhawan [1997] EWCA Civ 1096 which draws a distinction between deliberate destruction of evidence to hinder a claim which will carry a […]