Tag: UK Law

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Gray v Thames Trains Ltd - 2009
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant, Gray, was a passenger in the Ladbroke Grove train crash which the respondents had caused due to negligence....

Hollier v Rambler Motors - 1972
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Hollier claimed the garage had been negligent and in breach of the implied term that they would take reasonable care of his car....

Hoenig v Isaacs - 1952
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A contract was concluded for the redecoration of a one-room flat for the lump sum of......

Dolphin Maritime v Sveriges - Summary
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Claimant was a cargo recovery agent and the Defendant was a Swedish P&I Club. The Claimant was engaged by an insurer to recover cargo....

Twinsectra Ltd. v Yardley [2002]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The initial concern is one of procedure: that the Lords have sub-silento over-ruled Tan [1995] under the guise of faithful interpretation....

Why Are So Many Disputes Settled in Court?
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Why do the majority of people in dispute prefer to go to court, rather than make use of the alternative methods of dispute resolution available?...

An Introduction to Employment Contracts
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Under the Employment Rights Act (1996) employers are legally bound to provide a written statement within two months of the date starting employment....

UK Contract Law and Consumer Legislation
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Contract Law in the UK is legislated through the Sale and Supply of Goods Act (HMSO 1994), which provides for protection of the seller and the buyer....

Parker-Tweedale v Dunbar Bank plc
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: PT brought an action challenging the sale of the property by the defendant mortgagee, DB, after his wife had missed......

Beatty v Guggenheim Exploration Co.
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants, Guggenheim Exploration Company, acquired and developed mining properties and the complainant, Beatty......

Davis v Smith [2011]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A husband and wife married in 1988, after which they moved into a property which Mrs Smith had already been a tenant......

Mehra v Shah
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Shah and his wife had 12 children together. He ran a successful drapery business in Nairobi, which soon expanded...

Barrett v Morgan 2000
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Head lease terminated on agreement between landlord and tenant; impact on sub-tenancy...

Kling v Keston Properties Ltd
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff, Kling, occupied a garage in Chelsea owned by the defendants under a licence. He obtained from them a......

Re Pavlou (A Bankrupt)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A husband and wife bought a home in 1973 as beneficial joint tenants, with part of the cost assisted by a mortgage....

Re Schebsman, deceased [1944]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Bankruptcy; agreement for payments to be made to debtor's wife and daughter; whether trustee could claim funds....

Williams v Hensman
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A fund of money had been bequeathed by a mother, on trust for eight children to be invested in order to create......

A (A Juvenile) v R
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A was seen to have spat on a police officer’s rain jacket, during the course of being escorted from one location to another. The rain coat was used as......