Tag: UK Law

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Spartan Steel v Martin - Summary
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants were responsible for digging up a road outside the plaintiff’s smelting factory. As a result of their negligence when carrying out this task......

R v Watson - 1989
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Watson and another person threw a brick through the elderly and seriously ill victim’s house. Unaware of the victim’s condition and age, they......

Re Mahmoud and Ispahani
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Under the Defence of the Realm Act 1914 an Order was made, titled the Seeds, Oils and Fats Order 1919 that said “a person shall not... buy or sell or......

R v Windle - 1952
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant (W) was convicted of murdering his wife. His wife had regularly spoke of committing suicide and doctors suggested......

Re Casey's Patents - 1892 1 Ch 104
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Casey, managed some patents owned by the plaintiffs, Stewart and Charlton. The plaintiffs later signed a document that read......

Spicer v Smee
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant’s property was adjacent to the defendant’s land. As a result of some faulty wiring, a fire broke out on the defendant’s property......

Saunders v Anglia Building Society - 1971
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: A widow was induced by a fraudster to sign her leasehold interest in her house over to him. He then mortgaged her property to the Anglia......

Ropaigealach v Barclays Bank
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was not residing in the property at the time when the defendant took possession and sold the property at auction....

Robertson v Wait - 1853
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiffs brought a claim against the defendants for breaching their contract but did not establish the terms of the commission structure within......

Smith v Eric S Bush - 1990
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The Defendant, Eric Bush was a surveyor who was employed by Abbey National to assess the value of a property which was to be purchased by the Claimant......

Thompson v Foy
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Thompson permitted her daughter, Foy, to build an extension to Thompson’s home. According to their informal agreement, the......

Robert Addie v Dumbreck
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: A four-year-old boy was killed as a result of being crushed by the wheel of a haulage system which belonged to a colliery company....

Robshaw v United Lincolnshire Hospitals
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant suffered from severe cerebral palsy due to mismanagement of his birth. He required full time care for the remainder of his life....

Raffles v Wichelhaus - 1864
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The complainant, Mr Raffles, offered to sell an amount of Surat cotton to the defendant, Mr Wichelhaus. This Surat cotton would......

Speight v Gosnay
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant uttered certain words creating a false (unfavourable) impression regarding the claimant’s virginity when the claimant’s mother was present....

Thomas v Thomas - 1842
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: A valid contract must be supported by consideration. That is, the promisee must promise to do something in return for the promise of the other party....

Southern Water Authority v Pegrum
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants were pig farmers. Waste and effluence from the pigs was stored first in tanks which drained into a lagoon which had been constructed......

Robinson v Harman - 1848
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Harman wrote to Robinson offering him a 21-year lease of a dwelling house in Croydon. He subsequently changed his mind and refused to complete the lease......

RTS Flexible Systems Ltd v Molkerei
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: A dispute arose as to whether the defendants' performance requirements were satisfied by the machines delivered by the claimants....

Terms of The Contract Cases | Contract Law
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Terms of Contract Cases. The plaintiffs, who had shipped goods for many years with the defendants, who were forwarding agents, agreed to a changeover in the method of shipment to enable goods to be carried in containers stored below deck on the ship....

Sturges v Bridgman - 1879
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, a doctor, moved house and on the premises, he bought and built a shed in his garden to carry out his private practice within....