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Pharmaceutical Society v Boots - 1953
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant ran a self-service shop in which non-prescription drugs and medicines, many of which were listed in the Poisons......

Financial Matters On Death | Family Law Study Area | Law Teacher
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Financial Matters on Death. Any adult of sound mind, whether married or not, can dispose of his or her own property by making a will. The law generally respects the testator's freedom of choice in this matter, and if the testator......

Pinnel's Case - 1602
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Cole, owed the plaintiff, Pinnel, the sum of £8 10s. Pinnel sued Cole for recovery of the debt. Cole had, at Pinnel’s request, paid £5 2s 6d......

London County Council v Cattermoles
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A man was employed as a garage as a general garage hand, during which he would assist in moving cars out of the way of other cars......

Purton v Kilker Projects
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: When Mr Purton submitted his final bill for approximately £147,000, KPL failed to pay it. Mr Purton referred the matter for adjudication and the…...

Overstone v Shipway
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A hirer of a vehicle paid no monthly rental fee as agreed by the parties, after having paid the deposit and taken delivery of the motor vehicle....

Ogwo v Taylor - Case Brief
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant had negligently started a fire at his home by using a blow torch on the fascia boards whilst attempting DIY home improvements....

The Oropesa - 1943 - Case Summary
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: There were storms out at sea and a collision happened between two ships, the Oropesa and the Manchester Regiment. In the incident, the Manchester......

McGowan v Radio Buxton Case
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: Ms. McGowan participated in a competition on a radio station for which the advertised prize was claimed to be a Renault Clio car....

Mariola v Lloyd’s Register of Shipping
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: A ship known as the ‘Morning Watch’ had been issued a class certificate by the defendant, Lloyds Register of Shipping, despite the fact that it had a......

Malone v Laskey - 1907
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant lived in a house belonging to her husband’s employer. The claimant’s husband was a tenant, and she had a license to live at the property....

Palk v Mortgage Services Funding - 1993
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: In 1990 A borrowed £300,000, secured by a mortgage over the house he owned jointly with his wife, B. A's company then went into insolvent liquidation....

Nisshin Shipping v Cleaves - Case Brief
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: Cleaves negotiated nine time charters on behalf of Nisshin. The contract between Cleaves and Nisshin stated that Cleaves was to receive a......

Makdessi v Cavendish Square Holdings
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: The first case, Makdessi, involved the sale of a controlling interest in a marketing company where the defendant agreed to sell his stake to the claimant....

Olley v Marlborough Court Hotel Case
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: Olley contended the hotel were negligent in failing to appropriately safeguard the keys to guest rooms. She further claimed there was an implied term......

Miller v Jackson [1977] 1 QB 966
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: Case Summary of Miller v Jackson [1977] 1 QB 966. Nuisance in tort law and the defence of coming to the nuisance....

North Ocean Shipping v Hyundai Construction
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: Shipbuilders Hyundai Construction (HC) agreed to build a tanker for North Ocean Shipping (NOS) for a fixed price, which was to be paid in......

Monson v Tussauds Ltd
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant was tried for murder by gunshot in Scotland for which the jury returned a verdict of “not proven”. The defendants exhibited wax figures of......

Negligence Causation Cases
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: Negligence Causation Cases. The plaintiff was a police dog handler. In 1987 he had been involved in a serious and frightening criminal incident. In 1993 an accident involving the......

Quinn v Leathem - 1901
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: Leathem, a butcher, had employees who did not belong to the Belfast Butchers’ Association (BBA). After experiencing some difficulties, he asked......

McWilliams v Sir Arrol
13th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant was an experienced steel erecter who fell 70 feet to his death from a steel tower he was working on. His employer had failed to......