Tag: UK Law

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Hunter v Babbage
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A husband and wife owned their matrimonial home as joint tenants. When their relationship broke down, the couple began...

Wayling v Jones [1995]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Wayling was in a homosexual relationship with his partner, Jones. For several years he worked at......

Lyus v Prowsa Developments Ltd [1982]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiffs contracted to purchase a plot of land which was part of an estate under the development of the defendant....

Re Page's Application
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The applicant sought to convert a stable into a dwelling to allow her to live near to her horses. The applicant had acquired planning......

Henderson v Eason
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Liability for shares of profits of tenants in common under the tatute of Anne....

Chhokar v Chhokar
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The parties, Mr and Mrs Chhokar lived in a house bought in the husband's sole name. They both contributed to its purchase......

Williams & Glyn's Bank Ltd v Boland
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appeal concerned two consolidated cases. In a matrimonial home, each wife contributed to home's purchase monies......

Burton v Camden LBC
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Whether a deed assigning joint tenancy constituted an assignment as prohibited by the Housing Act 1985....

Hanina v Morland (2000)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The respondent in this case was tenant in a premises in a house, the freeholder of which had granted a 99 year......

Wheeldon v Burrows (1879)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A workshop and adjacent piece of land owned by Wheeldon was put up for sale. The land was sold separately....

Mehta v Royal Bank of Scotland
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) were the mortgagees in possession of a hotel in Kensington....

Notting Hill Housing Trust v Brackley
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A married couple held a periodic tenancy on a property as joint tenants, which could be terminated with the provision......

Elitestone Ltd v Morris
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Freeholder seeking possession; whether wooden chalet bungalow resting on concrete pillars was a chattel....

Rochefoucauld v Boustead [1898]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Court of Appeal had given an initial decision that found that B had purchased an estate, the Delmar Estates......

Kingsnorth Finance Co Ltd v Tizard
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A wife's beneficial interest in the matrimonial home can serve to bind a purchaser for value who fails to adequately......

Wrotham Park Estate v Parkside Homes
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The owner of an estate sold a parcel of land to a developer, with a covenant that the developer did not build......

Establishing a Mens Rea in Criminal Law
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: There are several cases in which it has been found that intoxication, either through drugs or alcohol, can eliminate the defendant's intention to kill....

Nationality Law in the United Kingdom
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The British Nationality Act of 1948 was set in place as a response to the need to give separate citizenships to individuals of Commonwealth countries....