Tag: UK Law

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Law on Racial Hate Crimes
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The ratio decidendi of the case is that using the phrases “bloody foreigners” and “go back to your own country” can be defined as a racially aggravated offence under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 section 31...

Walters v North Glamorgan
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: N, an NHS trust, appealed against a decision granting damages to the claimant (C) for a psychiatric condition C suffered as a result of events......

Wheeler v Copas - 1981
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was a partner in a bricklaying company. The defendant was a farmer who wanted a house built on his farm and......

Warner Bros v Nelson - Case Brief
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was a film artist, otherwise known as Bette Davis, who had entered into a contract with the plaintiffs, Warner Bros. Pictures......

White & Carter v McGregor - 1962
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: White & Carter, the appellants, were advertising contractors that agreed with a representative of a garage proprietor to advertise for his......

Yianni v Evans - 1981
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants were valuers who had prepared a report on behalf of a building society in order to understand whether a house would......

Toomes v Conset
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The property in question was the subject of a lease for sixty years. This lease had been granted as a collateral security against the sum of......

Trendtex Trading v Bank of Nigeria
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The Central Bank of issued an irrevocable letter of credit to pay for quantities of cement ordered by the Nigerian Ministry of Defence....

Winterbottom v Wright - 1842
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant contracted with the postmaster general to supply a mail coach for the purpose of carrying the mail along a particular route....

Wilson Smithett v Bangladesh Sugar
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: A company responded to a tender invitation concerning the sale of sugar with Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries. Following the submission of the tender......

Watts v Morrow - 1991
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Watts instructed Morrow to provide a full structural survey on a house he wished to purchase. The report found the property to be sound......

Wilsher v Essex Area Health Authority
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: An infant was delivered prematurely and shortly after was administered oxygen by a junior doctor, accidentally providing too much....

Yewen v Noakes - 1880
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: There was a statutory exemption for premises which were occupied by a “servant” or person occupying the premises “for the protection thereof.”...

Wilson v Tyneside Window Cleaning Co
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The complainant was a window cleaner that worked for the defendants, Tyneside Window Cleaning Co. Mr Wilson was an experienced worker....

Tulk v Moxhay - Case Brief
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Tulk, owned several properties in Leicester Square, London, and sold one such property to another, making the purchaser promise to not......

Wheeler v Office of the Prime Minister - 2008
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant (W) applied for permission to seek judicial review of the decision of the Office of the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Foreign......

Tribe v Tribe - 1996
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff operated a company which sold clothing from a number of shops. The landlord served schedules of dilapidations in relation to two......

Wright v Lodge - 1993 - Case Summary
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Wright was a driver injured by a collision that took place on a dual carriage motorway. The second defendant, Miss Shepherd, had been driving......

Watt v Hertfordshire County Council - 1954
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was injured when the truck braked at a red light and the equipment fell over. The claimant sued his employers for negligence....

Tito v Waddell (No 2) [1977] Ch 106
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Banaba island was a British settlement and the land was owned by individual Banabans. The Crown granted a license to a British company to mine the......

Wilkinson v Downton - 1897
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: Downton (D) made a joke to Mrs Wilkinson (W) that her husband, Thomas Wilkinson (T) had had an accident in which both his legs......

Woodar v Wimpey - Case Summary
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: It was agreed that part of the purchase price would be paid on completion of the build. There was a clause in the contract that allowed the purchasers......

Tolley v Fry
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants were owners a chocolate manufacturing company. They advertised their products with a caricature of the claimant......

Yuanda UK v WW Gear Construction
21st Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a contractor instructed to install a glazed curtain wall in a hotel constructed by the defendant. The contract entered into between......