B.S.A. Investors Ltd. et al. v. Mosly et al., [2004] B.C.T.C. 1706 (SC)

JudgeWilliamson, J.
CourtSupreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
Case DateDecember 22, 2004
JurisdictionBritish Columbia
Citations[2004] B.C.T.C. 1706 (SC);2004 BCSC 1706

BSA Inv. Ltd. v. Mosly, [2004] B.C.T.C. 1706 (SC)

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Temp. Cite: [2005] B.C.T.C. TBEd. JA.029

B.S.A. Investors Ltd. and Gang Ranch Ltd. (plaintiffs) v. Adel Mosly, Saudi Arabian-Canadian Business Corporation and Douglas Symes & Brissenden (defendants)

(S004649; 2004 BCSC 1706)

Indexed As: B.S.A. Investors Ltd. et al. v. Mosly et al.

British Columbia Supreme Court

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Williamson, J.

December 22, 2004.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Barristers and Solicitors - Topic 2595.1

Negligence - Particular negligent acts - Re mortgages - See paragraphs 73 to 90.

Equity - Topic 3641

Fiduciary or confidential relationships - Breach of fiduciary relationship - General - See paragraphs 33 to 52.

Fraud and Misrepresentation - Topic 7

Fraudulent misrepresentation (deceit) - General principles - What constitutes fraud - See paragraphs 53 to 72.

Torts - Topic 61

Negligence - Causation - Causal connection - See paragraphs 90 to 106.

Cases Noticed:

Canadian Aero Service Ltd. v. O'Malley et al., [1974] S.C.R. 592; 40 D.L.R.(3d) 371, refd to. [para. 56].

Kostiuk (Bankrupt), Re, [1998] B.C.T.C. Uned. E17; 10 C.B.R.(4th) 303 (S.C.), refd to. [para. 59].

Athey v. Leonati et al., [1996] 3 S.C.R. 458; 203 N.R. 36; 81 B.C.A.C. 243; 132 W.A.C. 243, refd to. [para. 74].

Sinclair v. Smith (1982), 41 B.C.L.R. 374 (S.C.), consd. [para. 84].

Groves-Raffin Construction Ltd. v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, [1976] 2 W.W.R. 673 (B.C.C.A.), refd to. [para. 93].

American Wollastonite Mining Corp. v. Scott et al., [2002] B.C.T.C. 1010; 2002 BCSC 1010, refd to. [para. 95].

Snell v. Farrell, [1990] 2 S.C.R. 311; 110 N.R. 200; 107 N.B.R.(2d) 94; 267 A.P.R. 94, refd to. [para. 95].

Rainbow Industrial Caterers Ltd. et al. v. Canadian National Railway Co. et al., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 3; 126 N.R. 354; 3 B.C.A.C. 1; 7 W.A.C. 1, refd to. [para. 95].

Haag v. Marshall (1989), 39 B.C.L.R.(2d) 205 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 103].

Authors and Works Noticed:

Dunlop, Charles Richard Bentley, Creditor-Debtor Law in Canada (2nd Ed. 1995), p. 613 [para. 59].

Linden, Allen M., Canadian Tort Law (7th Ed. 2001), p. 110 [paras. 98, 101].

Counsel:

Daniel R. Bennett and Ryan P. Berger, for the plaintiffs;

Jack Webster and Paul D. Warnett, for the defendant, Douglas Symes & Brissenden;

The defendant, Adel Mosly appeared on his own behalf.

This case was heard on September 20-24 and 27-30, October 1 and November 22 and 23, 2004, before Williamson, J., of the British Columbia Supreme Court, who delivered the following decision on December 22, 2004.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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  • B.S.A. Investors Ltd. et al. v. Mosly et al., 2007 BCCA 94
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • March 27, 2006
    ...even if the lawyer had met the required standard of care. [4] The trial judge's reasons, which can be found at [2004] B.C.J. No. 2686; 2004 BCSC 1706, set out the facts in detail; however, for the purposes of this appeal, the relevant business relationships may be summarized as follows: Gan......
  • B.S.A. Investors Ltd. et al. v. Mosly et al., [2005] B.C.T.C. 703 (SC)
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • May 6, 2005
    ...edited. [1] Williamson, J. : This application arises out of Reasons for Judgment which were handed down on December 22, 2004, cited at 2004 BCSC 1706. In that judgment, I found the defendants liable to the plaintiffs in the amount of $550,675.00. I also allowed a counterclaim to the extent ......
2 cases
  • B.S.A. Investors Ltd. et al. v. Mosly et al., 2007 BCCA 94
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • March 27, 2006
    ...even if the lawyer had met the required standard of care. [4] The trial judge's reasons, which can be found at [2004] B.C.J. No. 2686; 2004 BCSC 1706, set out the facts in detail; however, for the purposes of this appeal, the relevant business relationships may be summarized as follows: Gan......
  • B.S.A. Investors Ltd. et al. v. Mosly et al., [2005] B.C.T.C. 703 (SC)
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • May 6, 2005
    ...edited. [1] Williamson, J. : This application arises out of Reasons for Judgment which were handed down on December 22, 2004, cited at 2004 BCSC 1706. In that judgment, I found the defendants liable to the plaintiffs in the amount of $550,675.00. I also allowed a counterclaim to the extent ......

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