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Salomon v Salomon
Separate Legal Personality (SLP) is the basic tenet on which company law is premised. Establishing the foundation of how a company exists and...
Donoghue v Stevenson [1932]
Case Summary of Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] A.C. 562, [1932] UKHL 100, 1932 S.C. (H.L.) 31, 1932 S.L.T. 317, [1932] W.N. 139.The doctrine of negligence ...
Hedley Byrne v Heller
Hedley Byrne v Heller Hedley Byrne & Co Ltd v Heller & Partners Ltd (1964) AC 465 (HL) Case Synopsis. Claiming Economic Loss Again...
Williams v Roffey Bros & Nicholls
Williams v Roffey Bros & Nicholls (Contractors) Ltd [1991] 1 QB 1 Whether performance of an existing duty can amount to consideration...
Caparo Industries Plc v Dickman
Case Summary of Caparo Industries plc v Dickman [1990] UKHL 2 Introduction Caparo1 is the landmark case which has created the tripartite test...
Fisher v Bell [1961]
The defendant shopkeeper displayed in his shop window a flick knife accompanied by a price ticket displayed just behind it. He was charged with...

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