Tag: UK Law

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The Six Carpenters Case
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Six carpenters (S) were served with wine and bread at a tavern which they paid for. S requested more wine and bread afterwards......

The Hansa Nord - 1976
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Pursuant to a contract of sale, a German company agreed to sell a Dutch company 12,000 tons of citrus pulp pellets for use in cattle feed....

Rylands v Fletcher - Case Summary
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: In Rylands v Fletcher (1868) LR 3 HL 330, the defendants employed independent contractors to construct a reservoir on their land....

Re Selectmove - 1995
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The Inland Revenue petitioned the court for a winding-up order in respect of a company, Selectmove, which had accrued arrears in the tax it owed under......

R v Walkington - 1979
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Walkington, was in a department store when he went behind the unoccupied counter area on the shop floor and opened......

Smith v. Stone - 1647 | Case Brief
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Smith (S) brought an action of trespass against Stone (D) after D was carried onto S’s land by force, and violence of others, and was not there......

Staples v West Dorset
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant occupied the Cobb at Lyme Regis which was a wall from which the public could gain access to the promenade....

Silven Properties v RBS
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a property company which had several mortgaged properties with the defendant bank. The claimants defaulted......

Ruxley v Forsyth - Case Brief
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Ruxley agreed to build a swimming pool at Forsyth’s home. The contract specified the depth of the pool was to be seven feet and six inches....

Taylor v Bowers - 1876
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was a creditor of the plaintiff. The plaintiff made over all his stock-in-trade to a third party on the basis of fictitious bills of......

R v Wood - 2008
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant, Woods, was an alcoholic who drank on average 4 to 5 litres of strong cider daily. After having drunk 2-3 litres of cider......

Tanner v Tanner - 1975
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The mother argued she had a contractual license in the premises which could not be terminated whilst the children were of school age....

Sandiford v The Secretary of State For Foreign Affairs
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: This appeal is concerning a British national, aged 57, whom is imprisoned in Bali, Indonesia, awaiting execution by firing squad following her conviction for drug offences. Mrs Sandiford was arrested in May 2012 and admitted to the offences she was accused of....

Robinson v Balmain New Ferry Co. Ltd
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Robinson (R) paid a penny to cross on a ferry, however he narrowly missed the ferry and changed his mind about crossing....

Commercial Law Dissertation Proposal
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: To evaluate the effectiveness of the use Retention of Title (ROT) Clauses under UK Commercial Law and ask whether the proposed harmonization......

Woods v Durable Suites
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Woods was employed as a glue spreader in the defendant’s factory. His role frequently involved his hands and arms coming into contact with a synthetic......

X (Minors) v Bedforshire CC
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The House of Lords dealt with various appeals in respect of alleged breaches of statutory duty by local authorities in relation to the care of children....

Williams v Morgan - 1906
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was a borrower under a mortgage and the lender was the plaintiff’s predecessor. The mortgage deed provided that the principal......

Trident Insurance v McNiece
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: McNiece was the main construction contractor for work being carried out at a limestone plant named Blue Circle. Blue Circle entered into a......

Tuberville v Savage - 1669
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: A man placed his hand on his sword and told another, “If it were not assize-time, I would not take such language.” The justices of assize were in town....

Wilson v Lombank
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Wilson bought a car off Lombank. The representative of Lombank had no right to sell the vehicle. Wilson took the vehicle......

WJ Alan v El Nasr - 1972
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: It was important for the court to consider whether the payment for the goods given by the letter of credit in Pound Sterling could satisfy the value......

Tremain v Pike - 1969
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Tremain, was a farmer employed by the defendant, Pike, to work as a herdsman on the defendant’s farm. In the course of his......