Tag: UK Law

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Wandsworth LBC v A 2000
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A was the parent of a child who attended a school run by the local authority. The parent was accused of verbally......

Armstrong v Shepperd
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant built a sewer on land belonging to the claimant, but before doing so consulted with the claimant and the claimant raised......

Ashe v National Westminster Bank
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mortgagors, who were husband and wife, owned a long leasehold interest in the house in which they lived. In 1989 they granted a charge......

A and others v UK
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The case concerned the indefinite detention of foreign prisoners in the United Kingdom prison 'Belmarsh'....

Attia v British Gas
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: C engaged British Gas (D) to install a new central heating system in her home but returned to find that her loft had caught fire. The house and its contents......

Ali v Khan - 2002 - Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case concerned property transferred between a father and daughter. Mr Khan was the sole registered proprietor of the house and he......

Arcos v EA Ronaasen & Son - 1933
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: English purchasers concluded a contract for the sale of staves of timber wood from the English agents of a Russian company for the purposes of......

A-G's Ref (No 3 of 1994)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: B stabbed his pregnant girlfriend, who then prematurely gave birth to S. S was wounded in the stabbing and died after 121 days after being born......

Ashmore, Benson, Pease v A V Dawson
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: In 1967 the plaintiffs, Ashmore, Benson, Pease & Co, manufactured tube tanks. The defendants, AV Dawson, a haulage company......

R (Anderson) v Secretary of State
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Anderson received mandatory life sentences after having been convicted of two murders. The Secretary of State set a longer than recommended......

Alfred F Beckett Ltd v Lyons - 1967
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The case involved a claim made by the plaintiff that as an inhabitant of the County Palatine of Durham, he had the right to take coal......

Ailsa Craig Fishing Ltd v Malvern Fishing
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant kept their vessels in a harbour, which was guarded under an agreement requiring the defendant to protect the vessels in the harbour......

A v UK - 1998
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A, a nine year old boy, was discovered to have numerous bruises following an examination by a paediatrician, which indicated that......

Anns v Merton London Borough Council
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The local authority approved building plans for a block of flats and the flats were built later that year. However, by 1970 structural......

Cook v Square D Ltd
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The complainant was an electronics engineer that worked for Square D Ltd, a company based in the UK. He worked abroad sometimes and......

BBC v Johns - 1965
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Here, the claimants, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) sought to submit that they ought be exempt from income tax......

Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant suffered injuries during the procedure. The claimant sued the defendant, claiming the doctor was negligent for not restraining them or…...

Biggs v Hoddinott - Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff (B) was a brewer. The defendants (H) were the owners of a hotel. The plaintiff had a mortgage over the hotel....

British Westinghouse v Electric Railways
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Underground Electric Railways (UER) purchased turbines from British Westinghouse Electric Co (BWEC). The turbines were faulty in that they were......

CIBC Mortgages Plc v Pitt - 1994
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Pitts were husband and wife. The husband, putting her under pressure, convinced his wife to take out a loan on the security of their matrimonial......

Cornish v Midland Bank plc
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff’s husband made an application for a loan from the defendant bank, which the plaintiff consented to guarantee by signing a second......

Costello v Chief Constable of Northumbria
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was taking a prisoner to a cell and was, at the time accompanied by a police inspector. When the prisoner attacked the......

Cummings v Granger
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was the occupier of a breaker’s yard. At night, the yard was locked and the defendant’s untrained Alsatian dog was turned loose in order......

Barry v Davies - 2000
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Two brand new engine analyser machines owned by Customs and Exise were put up for auction by the defendant auctioneer. Each could be procured from......

Beard v London General Omnibus
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The conductor of an omnibus drove the omnibus through side streets, outside of the bus route, at a fast pace in the absence......