Tag: UK Law

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Murder is Not Defined
6th Jan 2021
Introduction: The Dividing Line Between The Offences Of Murder And Involuntary Manslaughter Is Unacceptably Blurred And Does Not Ensure That Only The Most Morally Culpable Offenders Receive The Mandatory Life Sentence....

Assessment of Costs | LPC Help
6th Jan 2021
Introduction: LPC - Legal Practice Course Help Guide. Assessment of Costs in civil courts - summary assessment of costs....

Issue of Self-defence
6th Jan 2021
Introduction: The applied issue of self-defence is whether actus rea was present. The case of Munir Hussain highlights the issue of when self-defence goes beyond the remit of law and the act becomes grievous bodily harm (GBH)....

AG Securities v Vaughan [1990]
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: AG Securities possessed a long lease of a four bedroom property which was rented to Vaughan and three other individuals......

Great Peace Shipping v Tsavliris 2003 QB 679
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The defendants, Tsavliris Salvage International Ltd, were a company that offered salvaging facilities to ships in the South Indian Ocean that needed......

Cooper v Phibbs - 1867
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The complainant, Mr Cooper, was the nephew of the owner of the salmon fishery near Ballysadare, Ireland. He leased this salmon......

Leaf v International Galleries - 1950
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The plaintiff purchased a picture from the defendants who represented that it was painted by the artist, J. Constable. Five years later, the plaintiff......

Hartog v Colin and Shields - Summary
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The defendants, Colin and Shields, were hide merchants that were based in London. The complainant, Hartog, was a furrier from Belgium....

Shirlaw v Southern Foundries Ltd
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: Shirlaw was appointed managing director of Southern Foundries (SF) for a fixed term of ten years. SF was taken over by another company......

Holwell Securities v Hughes
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The complainants posted a letter agreeing to this option by Dr Hughes and this was done five days before the six-month expiry....

Gibson v Manchester City Council - 1979
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The defendant City Council had adopted a policy of selling council houses to its tenants. The claimant was a tenant of such a council house......

Bunge Corporation v Tradax Export
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: A party contracted to purchase 15,000 tons of US soya bean meal, to be shipped in three shipments. Under the standard form of contract......

Sale of Goods Act 1979
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The Sale of Goods Act codified various provisions, such as the formation of contract, which was already prevalent and well-established in common law....

Bull v Bull - 1955
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: A mother and son jointly purchased a property, however the son contributed a greater proportion of the original purchase price......

R v Howe [1987] AC 417
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: In the first case, the two appellants, Howe and Bannister, and the victim were driven by M to an isolated area, where they assaulted......

St Helen's Smelting Co v Tipping - 1865
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The claimant was the owner of a large country house with over a thousand acres of land. This land was close to a copper smelting factory which had long......

Ancell v McDermott
5th Jan 2021
Introduction: The first defendant, while driving his car, ran over an aluminum tube which had fallen from the fourth defendant’s truck, ruptured his fuel tank, leaving......

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......