Tag: UK Law

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Main Features of Woolf Lecture
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Main Features of Woolf. The Civil Procedure Rules aimed at simplifying procedure with a single set of rules covering the High Court and county court...

Doctrine of Judicial Precedent Lecture
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: The old view of the judges' role was that they were merely 'declaring' the existing law (the 'declaratory theory'). Lord Esher stated in Willis v Baddeley......

Trespass to the Person Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: An assault is an act which intentionally causes another person to apprehend the infliction of immediate, unlawful, force on his person....

Capacity Law Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: A corporation created by Royal Charter has always had the same contractual capacity as an ordinary person but a company incorporated under the Companies Act...

Liability for Goods Lecture
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: The purchaser of goods, which turn out to be defective, will sue in contract for breach of the terms implied by the Sale of Goods Act 1979......

Limitation of Actions Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: The effects of the limitation periods are procedural rather than substantive in that they bar a remedy and do not extinguish the claim itself....

Liability for Statements Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Words may cause a person to act in reliance upon them and suffer loss or damage as a result. The defendant may knowingly or recklessly make a false statement......

Sentencing Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: When deciding the type of sentence and amount, magistrates and judges (the court) will consider a number of factors....

Judicial Precedent 1 Lecture
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Judicial precedent means the process whereby judges follow previously decided cases where the facts are of sufficient similarity....

Liability for Land and Premises Lecture
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Act applies not only to land and buildings but also to fixed and moveable structures, including any vessel, vehicle or aircraft (s1(3)(a))......

The Civil Justice System Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Civil Justice System. Lord Woolf, Access to Justice (Final Report, July 1996), identified a number of principles which the civil justice......

Criminal Appeals Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Criminal Appeals Lecture Notes. If the defendant pleaded guilty, an appeal lies from the magistrates' court to the Crown Court against sentence......

Trespass To Land Lecture
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Trespass to land occurs where a person directly enters upon another's land without permission, or remains upon the land, or places or projects......

Undue Influence Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Equity gives relief on the ground of undue influence where an agreement has been obtained by certain kinds of improper pressure....

Civil Appeals Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Civil Appeals Notes. Appeals from the magistrates' court in family proceedings lie to the Family Division of the High Court......

Death Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: This Act comes into play if either the claimant or the defendant dies before the commencement of proceedings. The Act enables the personal......

Intention Law Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: The parties must intend the agreement to be legally binding. But how can the court find out what is in the parties' minds?...

Provision of Legal Services Lecture
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: The following other bodies also provide legal advice and help... Citizens' Advice Bureaux, Law Centres, Claims management companies......

Interference With Goods Lecture Notes
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Interference with Goods. The action for trespass to goods, trespass de bonis asportatis, affords a remedy where there has been a direct......

Trial On Indictment Lecture
20th Jun 2019
Introduction: Up until recently, the magistrates' court had to decide if there was a prima facie case against the defendant, ie, if there was enough evidence......