Tag: UK Law

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Henry Williams v James Bayley
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Bayley’s son took promissory notes to a bank, which he had forged in his father’s name and without his father’s knowledge. The notes were fraudulent....

The Happy Day [2002] EWCA Civ 1068
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A dispute arose in relation to a claim of demurrage (the charge payable to the owner for failure to discharge the ship within the agreed time)....

Pickstone v Freemans plc
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Ms Pickstone, was an employee of the defendants, Freemans, where she worked as a warehouse operative and received a salary......

Obtaining Property By Deception Cases
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Obtaining Property By Deception. The defendant had ordered a meal in a restaurant and had consumed it with an honest state of mind......

Dhanani v Crasnianski
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Mr Crasnianski was a scientist and inventor. He met the claimant, Mr Dhanani by chance on the Eurostar whilst travelling from Paris to......

R v Ahluwalia - 1992
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The appellant, Ahluwalia, suffered abuse and violence from her husband for years. After one violent evening, she went to bed thinking about......

Gregory v Piper - Case Brief
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Gregory (G) owned a pub called the Rising Sun with a stable-yard in the back which could be accessed by a back gate through Old King’s Yard....

Easson v London & NE Railway
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a four-year-old child who fell out of a moving train between stations and was injured as a result. The fall would not have been possible…...

Old Gate Estates Ltd v Toplis
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A block of flats was to be purchased by the promoters of the claimant’s company. During the promotion of the company and......

Evans v Pontypridd Roofing Ltd
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Due to the negligence of the defendant roofing company, the claimant fell from a roof, causing severe injuries to his right arm....

Hartley v Mayoh
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A fire broke out at the factory of the first defendants and the fire brigade attended. The factory manager directed a fireman to the main switchboard to......

Orchard v Lee - 2009
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a school dinner lady acting as a supervisor in a children’s playground. She sustained injuries when a 13-year-old boy ran backwards......

Murder Cases | Unlawful Killing
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Homicide Murder. The classic definition of murder is that of Sir Edward Coke (Institutes of the Laws of England, 1797): Murder is when a man of sound memory, and of the age of discretion, unlawfully killeth within any country of the realm any reasonable creature in...

R v Abdul Hussain
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Abdul Hussain and the other defendants, in this case, where Shia Muslims that had fled the Iraqi regime to live in Sudan....

Henderson v Arthur - 1907
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Henderson, was a seller who agreed to give a lease of a theatre to the defendant, Arthur, as a tenant....

Morgan Crucible v Hill Samuel
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiffs were bidding to take over a third party company, which was being advised by the defendants. During the bidding process, the defendants......

Ecay v Godfrey - 1947
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Evidenced the necessity of considering all relevant remarks in assessing whether a representation may be deemed a contractual term....

Oscar Chess v Williams - 1957
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendants sold a Morris car to the claimants, who were motor traders, for £290. The defendants provided a copy of the vehicles first......

Fisher v Bridges - 1854
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant agreed to buy land from the plaintiff. According to the defendant, before the making of the deed, which was subject to a mortgage......

Owens v Brimmell - 1977
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff and the defendant were friends and the defendant often gave a lift to the plaintiff. One night, they bought went out......

Grainger & Son v Gough - 1896
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant wine merchant circulated a catalogue which contained a price list for its products. The claimant ordered a number......