Why Did the Court Find a Breach of Duty in the Case

Question 32
Multiple Choice

Why did the court find a breach of duty in the case of Birtchnell v Equity Trustees, Executors and Agency Co Ltd [1929] HCA 24? A) The partner had disclosed some, but not all, of the entitlements received from a client of the firm. B) The partner had failed to disclose the full extent of the partnership assets. C) The partner had become a director of a client company. D) The partner had entered into business with a client of the firm without the firm's knowledge.