Tag: UK Law

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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......

Brown v NCB
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: An electrician was employed in a coal mine. A damaged tub was sent up a haulage in the drift and, on the way up, collided with......

Criminal Law Cases
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Welcome to our criminal law case section. We have provided these case notes to help you with your criminal law essays or dissertations....

Conway v George Wimpey & Co Ltd
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Conway (C) was on his way to work on an aerodrome when he hailed a lorry belonging to the George Wimpey & Co Ltd (W) and driven by one of their......

State Bank of India v Sood - Case Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: In this case, the first and second defendants were the legally registered proprietors of the family home, which the third to seventh......

Clarke v Dickson - Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff claimed that he had been induced to invest in shares in a lead and copper mining company by the three defendants, who were directors of the......

Chahal v UK - Case Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: C, an Indian citizen, was given indefinite leave to remain in the UK after entering illegally. In 1984 he visited India and......

Bennet v Bennet - 1879
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case concerned a transaction between a mother and her son and the presumption of advancement in equity. Mother, Ann Bennet, wanted to help her......

Bank of Ireland Home Mortgages v Bell
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A husband and wife jointly owned a house, which acted as the family home for them and their teenage child. The husband subsequently......

Bailey v Stephens - 1862
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case dealt with the issue of proximity in the law on easements in England & Wales. In particular, it was disputed whether it is possible for a......

Clark Fixing Ltd v Dudley
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (Dudley MBC), appealed a decision that it was liable in negligence for damage caused by fire......

Compagnie Noga v Abacha
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant Swiss company entered into a tripartite agreement with the defendant (the personal representative of the deceased former military......

B & S Contracts & Design Ltd v Victor Green
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiffs were contracted to erect stands in a stadium. The contract specified that the Plaintiffs would make every effort to complete the works......

Banks v Cox
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: B brought a claim for damages for misrepresentation after acquiring a nursing home business that was previously managed by C....

collins v Godefroy - (1831)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Godefroy, the defendant, brought an action against an attorney for negligence and caused Collins, the plaintiff, to be subpoenaed to attend and......

Collier v Collier - 2002
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Due to financial difficulties the respondent granted leases, with options to purchase, over two properties to the appellant (his daughter)....

Carmarthenshire County Council v Lewis
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant in this matter was the wife of a lorry driver killed whilst trying to avoid a child in the road. The child was at school......

Bulk Trading Co v Zenziper Grains
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The buyers, the Bulk Trading Corporation, and the seller, Zenziper, had arranged for the sale of 6,000 tonnes of American corn, which were to be......

Berkoff v Burchill - 1996
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The first defendant was a journalist and, at the time, a film critic for the Sunday Times, while the second defendant was the newspaper’s publisher....

Crossley v Rawlinson - Case Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, a lorry driver, stopped his vehicle when the tarpaulin covering his load caught fire. The fire was accepted to be a consequence of the......

BP Exploration Co v Hunt - Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: BP entered an agreement with Hunt, under which BP would explore and develop his oil concession in Libya at their own expense. This expenditure......

B & S v Leathley - 1979
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants, B and S, entered a freezer container that had been placed in a farmyard and stole goods from it. The container was resting on sleepers......