Articles tagged as UK Law

UK law covers the laws and legislation of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Essays, case summaries, problem questions and dissertations here are relevant to law students from the United Kingdom and Great Britain, as well as students wishing to learn more about the UK legal system from overseas.

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The Rule in Rylands vs Fletcher

Criminal Law

This paper focuses on the rule of Rylands vs. Fletcher. A case heard in the 1860s where Fletcher sued Rylands for damage the plaintiff believed the defendant caused....

Last modified: 6th Feb 2024

Salomon v Salomon - Case Summary

Case Summaries

A Case Summary of Salomon v A Salomon and Co Ltd [1897] AC 22 (Salomon v Salomon) - Separate Legal Personality (SLP) is the basic tenet on which company law is premised. ...

Last modified: 6th Feb 2024

Rylands v Fletcher - Case Summary

Case Summaries

Liability under Rylands v Fletcher is regarded as a specific type of nuisance, a form of strict liability, where the defendant may be liable without having been negligent. ...

Last modified: 17th Jan 2024

Donoghue v Stevenson Case Summary

Case Summaries

Donoghue v Stevenson, a Scottish dispute, is a famous case in English law which was instrumental in shaping the law of tort and the doctrine of negligence in particular. ...

Last modified: 16th Jan 2024

Sexual Offences Act 2003

Criminal Law

A number of criminal offences under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (the Act) require consideration of the issue of consent....

Last modified: 12th Jan 2024

The Bosman Ruling and it's Implications on English Football Clubs

Sports Law

The European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) decision in Union Royale Belge des Societes de Football Association (ASBL) v Bosman changed the face of football when it prevented clubs from demanding transfer fees for out-of-contract players...

Last modified: 12th Jan 2024

O'Neill vs Dominick Healy & Sons

Case Summaries

A legal discourse on the liability of an employer for psychological injuries suffered by an employee due to work-related stress....

Last modified: 11th Jan 2024

Ford and Owen v FCA

Case Summaries

The case concerns the regulatory action taken by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) against two defendants for their role in the failure of Keydata Investment Services Ltd....

Last modified: 11th Jan 2024

What is an Employee - Employment Law Essay

Employment Law

It has always been problematic to define an employee. The consequences of being an employee can have far reaching consequences for both employee and employer. Many employers use the wording “independent contractor” to avoid the responsibility that arises from the employer employee relationship....

Last modified: 11th Jan 2024

Ivey v Genting Casinos (Crockfords Club) - Case Summary

Case Summaries

In Ivey v Genting Casinos professional gambler Phil Ivey visited Crockfords Club, a casino in London, and played a game of Punto Banco, a form of baccarat....

Last modified: 9th Jan 2024

Central London Property Trust v High Trees House - 1947

Case Summaries

In 1937, Central London Property Trust Ltd (CLPT) leased a block of flats in London to High Trees House Ltd (HTH) at £2,500 per year for 99 years. Due to the impact of World War II, there was a drastic under-occupancy of the flats in 1940. ...

Last modified: 22nd Dec 2023

Rex v Entain Plc

Case Summaries

The case deals with the allegations and subsequent considerations of violations of the gambling legislations and regulations by Entain PLC and their eventual DPA with HMRC....

Last modified: 22nd Dec 2023

European Super League vs UEFA

Case Summaries

In response to financial pressures, 12 major football clubs across Europe announced their intention to create a breakaway tournament named the European Super League (ESL) in April 2021....

Last modified: 21st Dec 2023

Constitutional Impacts of Brexit

Constitutional Law

The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union gives rise to many legal and constitutional issues....

Last modified: 13th Dec 2023

Development of the Principles of Tort Law

Contract Law

In the case of Anns v Merton 1977, the plaintiffs were tenants in flats. The flats suffered from damage due to improper foundations which were 2ft ......

Last modified: 2nd Dec 2023

Negligence as a Tort

Tort Law

Negligence as a tort is a breach of a legal duty to take care which results in damage undesired by the defendant to the plaintiff....

Last modified: 2nd Dec 2023

Duty of Care

Medical Law

Duty of care can be described as a control mechanism that is used to establishing if one person can sue another for negligence. The landmark case......

Last modified: 2nd Dec 2023

Tort of Negligence Damage and Injury

Tort Law

In order for a claim of tortuous liability in negligence to be actionable, primarily, certain fundamental pre-requisites need to be established in each case respectively....

Last modified: 2nd Dec 2023

Negligence Duty Of Care Cases | Tort Law Cases

Case Summaries

Example cases from English tort law covering negligence and duty of care, and economic loss....

Last modified: 2nd Dec 2023

Duty of Care Test in Caparo v Dickman

Tort Law

An investigation of tests to determine the existence of a duty of care with case examples demonstrating rulings on duty of care....

Last modified: 2nd Dec 2023

The Neighbour Principle in Tort Law

Tort Law

Does the neighbour principle enunciated by Lord Atkin in Donoghue v Stevenson provide an adequate basis on which to resolve duty of care questions in the law of negligence?...

Last modified: 2nd Dec 2023

Strict Liability in Criminal Law

Criminal Law

In Criminal Law strict liability is an offence that is imposed despite at least one element of mens rea being absent thus the reticence of the courts to impose such liability without this crucial element being present....

Last modified: 21st Sep 2023

Ireland v United Kingdom 1979-80

Case Summaries

Ireland v United Kingdom is a European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) principally concerning the threshold at which ‘cruel and unusual treatment’ becomes ‘torture’ for the purposes of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)...

Last modified: 21st Sep 2023

Contract Management Analysis Using Applicable Laws

Commercial Law

Like it or not, contracts for the National or International Sale of Goods or Supply of Services among parties is unavoidable, the issue is what ......

Last modified: 16th May 2023

Vicarious Liability

Employment Law

There are a variety of situations in which a party may be charged with vicarious liability. A case in point, parents may be held vicariously liable...

Last modified: 4th Nov 2022