Boohoo co-founder hit with £118.5m lawsuit

carol kane and mahmud kamani joint CEOs Boohoo

Boohoo’s joint boss and co-founder has been hit with a £118.5m lawsuit from an IT contractor claiming to be the third founder behind the fast-fashion etailer.

The claim has been brought by Richard Womack against Mahmud Kamani, the billionaire co-founder of Boohoo, for breach of agreement according to the law firm representing him, JMW Solicitors.

It claims that Womack began working with Kamani in 1998, providing IT consultancy services for his then business Pinstripe Clothing Co Ltd. In February 2006, the suit said, Kamani approached Womack to request he develop a website to sell clothing online.

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