Law report: Dilly-dallying and judge’s error reminds insurers – be prompt

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De Ferranti and Valens Goldberg v ExecuzenCourt of Appeal, 10 June 2013 Execuzen, a recruitment consulting company, brought a claim for  breach of contract, fiduciary duty and confidence against De Ferranti, an ex-employee. It was alleged she had improperly diverted a business opportunity to her own company, Valens Goldberg , against which an additional claim was made. Service of proceedings was not acknowledged by the claimant and judgment was given at a hearing without notice. After a