Tag: UK Law

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Strict Liability Cases | General Principles
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Cases on Strict Liability. The defendant ran off with an under-age girl. He was charged with an offence of taking a girl under the age of 16 out of the possession of her parents contrary to s55 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (now s20 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956)....

Simpkins v Pays - 1955
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Ms. Simpkins was a paying boarder at Ms. Pays house, who lived with her granddaughter. Ms. Simpkins habitually entered into newspaper competitions....

Ryan v Mutual Tontine Westminster Chambers
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case involved a residential flat, in which the flats were leased to several tenants. The leases contained a covenant that agreed that the premises......

Sharneyford Supplies Ltd v Edge
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: In this case, the complainant had entered into a contract to purchase land from the defendant. In this contract, it was expressly stated that there......

R v Wilson 1984
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant nearly hit a pedestrian, the victim, with their vehicle and an altercation between the two subsequently ensued....

Thomas v National Union of Mineworkers
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: During a set of strikes organised by the National Union of Miners (NUM – the Defendant), the Claimant, who was a miner, wanted to continue working in......

Smith v Leech Brain & Co Ltd
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The complainant was employed as a galvaniser of steel for the defendants, Leech Brain & Co Ltd. He had been working and operating a machine in the......

Reilly v Booth - 1890
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case concerned a dispute as to the full extent of the rights conferred through an easement. The holder of an easement had......

Re Sharpe (A Bankrupt) - 1980
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: An aunt loaned Sharpe, her nephew, money for the purpose of buying a leasehold premises. This was a shop with living accommodation situated above it....

R v White - 1910
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant put poison into the evening drink of the victim, his mother, with the intention of killing her. The victim drank a few sips......

Sterling Hydraulics v Dichtomatik
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: DL contended the acknowledgement of order documentation amounted to a counter-offer incorporating their own terms into the contract....

Samarenko v Dawn Hill House Ltd - 2011
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: A seller and buyer entered into a written contract for the sale of property, with Clause 16 of the contract requiring the payment of a deposit....

R v Valderamma-Vega - 1985
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Valderamma-Vega was a retired police officer who arrived at Gatwick Airport from Colombia when he was stopped by customs officers....

Re McArdle - 1951
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mrs McArdle had already performed the work before she asked for payment. Her consideration was in the past. Past consideration is not good consideration....

Scout Association v Barnes - 2010
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was injured after chasing a block that had been accidentally kicked away by another player. The claimant sued the Scout Association....

Richmond Adult Community College v McDougall
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Case Summary of Richmond Adult Community College v McDougall [2008] EWCA Civ 4 Disability discrimination. The assessment of disability and recurring disabilities...

Spring v Guardian Assurance plc - 1994
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was dismissed from his job as a company sales representative for the first defendant. Upon seeking employment with another company......

Scriven Bros v Hindley - 1913 3 KB 564
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The complainants, Scriven Bros and Co, instructed an auctioneer to sell large bales of tow and hemp on behalf of them at an auction....

R v Watson - 2015
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was convicted of two counts of rape and two counts of assault by penetration. The defendant fathered a child......

Making Claims for a Personal Injury
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The material facts of the case are: The claimant, Mrs Millward, a school teacher at Northfield and Thornbury school is making claims for a personal......

Restitution Property Possession
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Restitution Property Possession - The law of restitution means the return of property to the owner or person entitled to possession. If one person has been unjustifiably received either property or money from another......