Tag: UK Law

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Bolton v Stone 1951
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: In this case, the likelihood of the harm was very low, and erecting a fence any higher than the defendant had already done would be impractical....

Bugdaycay v Home Secretary 1987
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Pakistani government issued a decree introducing new and additional discrimination against members of the sect to which the claimants......

Bux v Slough Metals
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Bux was employed by the defendant as a die-caster. This involved him lifting molten metal from a furnace with a ladle and pouring it into a die....

Chaudry v Prabhakar - 1989
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was seeking to purchase a car and asked the defendant, her friend, to assist her on the basis that he claimed to be knowledgeable on the......

Barclays v Fairclough Building Ltd
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: B employed F to clean a roof which was made of corrugated sheets. F did not take any safety precautions when cleaning. The premises were contaminated......

Avraamides v Colwill - 2006
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Avraamides contracted Bathroom Trading Company (BTC) to complete two bathroom refurbishments. BTC was later sold to Colwill....

Broome v Perkins - 1987
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant (P) was diabetic. He was charged with driving without due care and attention. At trial, he argued that he had suffered......

R v Navid Tabassum - Criminal law consent case
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: NAVID TABASSUM. On 30th November 1999 at Preston Crown Court, following a trial before His Honour Judge Livesey QC, the appellant was convicted on three counts of indecent assault, on three different female complainants....

Caswell v Powell Duffryn
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A mine worker was responsible for periodically cleaning the movable plates of a coal-transporting conveyor belt, instructed to ensure that......

Barclays Bank v O’Brien
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants were a married couple who took out a second mortgage on their home as security for overdraft facilities extended by Barclays......

Banco Exterior Internacional v Mann
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants, Mr and Mrs Mann, lived in a property registered in the husband’s sole name. Mr Mann applied for a loan from the claimant bank......

Collins v Wilcock - 1984
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A police officer wished to question a woman in relation to her alleged activity as a prostitute. The woman decided to walk away......

Bradbury v Morgan - 1862
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Leigh requested that Bradbury provide credit to his brother to the value of £100. Leigh guaranteed the account owned by his brother to this effect....

Bigos v Bousted
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Bousted, wanted to support his wife while she stayed in Italy for her health. He agreed with the defendant that in return for a......

Foley v Classique Coaches Ltd
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Foley owned some land and a petrol station. He sold part of the land adjoining the station to Classique Coaches Ltd, a coach company....

Foakes v Beer - Case Brief
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The respondent, Beer, loaned the appellant, Dr Foakes, £2090 19s. When he was unable to repay this loan she received a judgment in her favour to......

Hammersmith and Fulham LBC v Monk
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Monk and Powell held a joint tenancy over a property. Following the termination of their relationship Powell desired to end her......

Elder Dempster v Paterson Zochonis
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: An action in tortious negligence was brought against a ship owner for failing to properly store cargo. In response, the ship owner attempted to rely......

Hill v CA Parsons Ltd - 1972
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, an engineering company, agreed with a trade union that after 12 months, their technical staff would become members of the trade union....

Entick v Carrington (1765) 19 St Tr 1030
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Case Summary of Entick v Carrington (1765) 19 St Tr 1030. Government officials cannot enter private premises without legal authority....

Edwin Hills v First National Finance
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Edwin Hills (EHP) was an architecture firm contracted by L. Co, who owned a property that was heavily mortgaged to First National......

Glasgow Corporation v Taylor - 1922
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The father of a seven-year-old boy sued the Glasgow Corporation for damages following the death of his son who died as a result......

DSBD Subsea v Petroleum - Case Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: DSND entered into a memorandum of understanding varying the terms of the agreement with PGS, after DSND was found to have a......