Tag: UK Law

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Property Ownership in Joint Tenancy Rights
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: In order to advise, it is necessary to look at the relationship that existed between the four of them and their entitlement to a share of the property....

The Law of Implied Trusts of the Home
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The significant of the decision, the extent to which it represents a new way of dealing family homes and its subsequent interpretation are all considered throughout the paper and in the final conclusion....

Legal Methods and Analysis
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Adverse possession is a cold and harsh instrument, and has come under constant attack over the last decade, and while it does not enjoy much......

Reform Criticized Application of Property Law
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Reform is long overdue of the much criticized application of property law to cohabitants who share a family home (both married and unmarried, opposite and same sex)....

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: This question raises issues relating to the police power and here it mainly needs application of the Police and criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE)....

Marketing and Image ‘Rights’
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The all-encompassing use of digital technology has stranded the world of Intellectual property rights at crossroads. As a consequence the ......

R v Wenton
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: A window was smashed by a brick at a property which was occupied by a family with three children. Shortly afterwards, a canister......

Shogun Finance Ltd v Hudson [2003] UKHL 62
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: A car dealer sold a car to a fraudster, who produced a stolen license as his own. The dealer wrote out the hire-purchase contract in the name......

Sayers v Harlow Urban District Council
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff visited a public lavatory, owned by the defendant – a local authority. She locked the door, but when she tried to get out, she could not......

Reffel v Surrey County Council
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: A 12-year-old female student at a grammar school was injured while, walking down a corridor towards the cloakroom, the cloakroom’s glass doors swung......

Roe v Kingerlee
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Kingerlee was charged with criminal damage having placed mud graffiti on the wall of a police cell. The graffiti cost £7 to clean away....

Theft of property and fraud by misrepresentation
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Theft of property and fraud by misrepresentation. According to the facts of the case study, it is apparent that the legal issues concerning Kezia's case are in relation to the Theft Act and Fraud, Kazia has been charged with Theft of the death certificate and with Fraud by misrepresentation....

Stansbie v Troman - 1948
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Stansbie was decorating at Troman’s home. He was alone at the property and left the house to purchase some wallpaper. He left the door unlocked and......

Revill v Newbery - 1996
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: William Newbery (N) slept in a shed on his allotment to protect his property at night. Mark Revill (R) and his accomplice Grainger......

Taylor v Hamer - 2002
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant bought a property from the respondent. When inspecting the property, the appellant noticed that part of the land was paved......

Smith v Superintendent of Woking Police
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant entered the grounds of a private enclosed garden at 11 pm. He stood and looked through the window of Miss M’s bedroom....

The Case of Proclamations
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: In what turned out to be a landmark case concerning the Royal Prerogative, Sir Edward Coke (the Chief Justice of Common Pleas) was asked to express......

R v Wilson - 1996
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Alan Wilson was charged under s 47 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 for assault. He branded his initials into his wife’s buttocks with a hot......

Scott v London St Katherine’s Dock
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a dockworker who was injured when large, heavy bags of sugar fell from the defendant’s crane and hit him. The claimant sued the defendant....

Stabilad Ltd v Stephens & Carter Ltd
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: S and SC began negotiations for the sale of rights in a device which stabilised ladders. SC sent S a document which provided......

The Post Chaser - 1982
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The sellers agreed to sell a quantity of palm-oil to the buyers who had contracted to sell this onto sub-buyers. A clause in the contract required the......

Routledge v Grant 1828
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant contacted the claimant in writing, offering to purchase the lease of the claimant’s home. The offer stated......