Tag: UK Law

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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......

Shanshal v Al-Kishtaini
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant transferred 700,000 DM to the defendant in connection with a proposed business venture. Around $500,000 was returned by the......

Sumpter v Hedges - 1898
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: A builder contracted to build two houses and stables for the lump sum of £565. The builder only completed part of the work, after which he abandoned......

Ready Mixed Concrete v Minister of Pensions
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: A driver contracted with a mixed concrete company for the delivery of concrete. The contract declared him an “independent contractor” and set out......

Tarleton v McGawley
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Tarleton was a ship trading off the coast of West Africa with Cameroon locals. The Bannister ship, directed by M’Gawley, shot a cannon from the water......

Secretary of State For The Home Department v MN and KY
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Supreme Court in SSHD v MN and KY [2014] UKSC 30 were concerned with guidance provided in a previous case of the Upper Tribunal in RB (Somalia) v SSHD [2012] EWCA Civ 277 and how the immigration had applied the guidance in the case of MN and KY....

Rookes v Barnard - 1964
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a skilled draughtsman and employee of the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), resigned his membership......

Thomas Witter Ltd v TBP Industries Ltd
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was a conglomerate organisation that negotiated to sell a carpet company to the plaintiff. During the negotiation of the sale of the company......

Smith v Land and House Property Corp
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant put up a hotel for sale with the particulars stating that it was currently leased to a most desirable tenant. The defendant sent its......

Shaw v DPP - 1962 - Summary
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant created magazines, which contained personal adverts for prostitutes. This included their personal contact details......

Shell UK v Lostock Garage Ltd
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was a small garage which was tied to Shell along with two other neighbouring garages, by way of a solus agreement....

Redgrave v Hurd - 1881
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was a solicitor who constructed an advertisement titled ‘Law Partnership’ where he sought a successor who he would take as a Partner on......

The Moorcock (1889)
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Ship-owners contracted with the defendant wharfingers to discharge a ship at their jetty. The jetty extended into the River Thames......

Re A (Conjoined Twins: Medical Treatment)
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The parents of conjoined twins, M and J, appealed against a decision to allow an operation to surgically separate them which would result......

Roper v Knott
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: Knott was a milk salesman who worked for Roper. Knott came every morning and collected four gallons of milk from Roper’s place of business....

Snelling v Snelling
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff and his brothers, the second and third defendants were directors of a family business and company, the first defendant....

Southwark London Borough Council v Williams
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants were in need of housing, both having been forced to leave their current lodgings. The defendants sought the assistance of a squatters......

Scott v Avery - Arbitration
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The respondent, Avery, took out a policy of insurance on a ship from the appellant. A clause in the policy stated that in the case of any......

Re Farnol Eades Irvine & Co Ltd
26th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was a debenture-holder who claimed, inter alia, forpayment of the amount secured, foreclosure or sale and appointment of a receiver and......