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Stovin v Wise - 1996
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: A local authority was aware that a bank of land was obstructing the view at a junction where three accidents had occurred in the previous twelve years....

Barrett v Ministry of Defence
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The plaintiff was the widow of the deceased, who was a British naval army serviceman. He died of asphyxiation on his own vomit after......

Kent v Griffiths - 2000
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The plaintiff, Kent, was pregnant and had asthma. She was attended by her GP who dialled 999 and requested an ambulance to take......

Capital and Counties v Hampshire CC
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The decision is on three conjoined appeals from three separate decisions. Hampshire County Council (HCC) – the defendant, appealed a decision that the......

Knightley v Johns - 1982
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: Mr Johns was driving negligently and this resulted in a crash where his car overturned near the exit of a tunnel. Due to the crash, two police officers......

Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The plaintiff’s 20-year-old daughter was attacked at night in a city street and died from her injuries. The defendant was a chief constable of the area in......

Parsons (Livestock) v Uttley Ingham
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: Parsons ordered a bulk storage hopper to store pignuts to feed their top-grade pigs from the defendants. When installing the hopper, the defendants failed......

Avon Insurance v Swire Fraser - Facts
4th Jan 2021
Introduction: The claimant was a stop loss insurance company which made a claim against the defendant insurance brokers under the Misrepresentation Act 1967......

Doyle v Olby - 1969
4th Jan 2021
Introduction: The complainant, Mr Doyle, decided to purchase an Ironmonger’s business from the defendants, Olby (Ironmongers) Ltd. He purchased the business for......

Spurling v Bradshaw - 1956
4th Jan 2021
Introduction: Bradshaw alleged Spurling were negligent, and in breach of an implied term to take reasonable care of the barrels because they had left them......

Alan v El Nasr
4th Jan 2021
Introduction: This case concerns the sale of coffee beans between a Kenyan coffee business (A) and a Tanzanian based buyer (El Nasr), who then resold the product....

D & C Builders v Rees
4th Jan 2021
Introduction: The builders sought payment from Rees for building work done and materials supplied in respect of alterations and repairs completed on Rees’ shop....

Kaitamaki v R
4th Jan 2021
Introduction: The defendant was convicted of breaking into the victim’s flat and raping her twice. There was no dispute that sexual intercourse had taken place on two......

Hammond v Mitchell [1991]
4th Jan 2021
Introduction: Cohabitee seeking equitable interest in property held in sole name of former partner....

Lavarack v Woods of Colchester
4th Jan 2021
Introduction: Lavarack was employed by Woods of Colchester (WOC). Under the employment contract, he was to earn £4,000 per year and such bonuses as the directors......

Davis v Johnson
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: Exclusion orders of a cohabiting joint tenant from a matrimonial home under the Domestic Violence and Matrimonial......

Merritt v Merritt - 1970
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: Mr Merritt contended the agreement was a domestic arrangement between husband and wife and there was no intention to create legal relations......

Campbell v Mirror Group Newspapers - 2004
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The claimant was supermodel Naomi Campbell (C). She had made public statements that she did not take drugs. The defendant newspaper published......

R v Khan [1990] 2 All ER 783
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: Four men, Mohammed Iqbal Khan, Mahesh Dhokia, Jaswinder Singh Banga and Navaid Faiz (A) were charged with the attempted rape of a......

Eastham v Newcastle United Football Club
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The governing body of football in England (FA) provides that a player must register with the association of his club and while so registered......