Tag: UK Law

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Re Cordwell's Application [2008]
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claiman's land was bound by a restrictive covenant restraining them from building more than one dwelling-house. The claimant wished to build...

Re K (deceased) [1985]
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: A husband and wife were in a marriage marred by domestic abuse. The wife had suffered physical violence......

Rahnema v Rahbari
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: Rights to occupation rent and/or purchase from a co-owner of property....

Re Wilford's Estate
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: Two sisters jointly owned a property as joint tenants. They agreed between each other to both make a will......

Deen v Andrews (1985)
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: Whether a greenhouse standing by its own weight was included in a conveyance because it was to be defined as a building...

Re Buchanan-Wollaston's Conveyance
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: Four owners of property with views of the ocean decided to jointly purchase the piece of land which was between......

Midland Bank Plc v Pike
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Midland Bank Plc were owed a sum of £55,000 by Mr Pike. Midland Bank secured a judgment debt against Mr Pike......

Holaw (470) Ltd v Stockton Estates Ltd
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: Two neighbouring properties (A and P) were originally in the common ownership of CIS, with each property being let to a different tenant....

Lord Northbourne v Johnston & Son
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: CE owned the S estate and upon death, vested the estate to trustees on behalf of SJ. It was subsequently......

Accessories and Abettors Act 1861
15th Jun 2019
Introduction: All parties to a crime are accomplices, and the Accessories and Abettors Act 1861 was passed by Parliament to consolidate......

Crowhurst v Amersham Burial Board
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant planted a yew tree on their property, however these trees were planted very close to the claimant’s own property (approximately 4 feet......

Carnegie v Waugh
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: It was agreed between the parties that the annual rent would be paid to C. There was a dispute related to the agreement between the parties......

British Crane v Ipswich Plant - 1975
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Ipswich Plant Hire (IPH) arranged by telephone to hire a crane from British Crane Hire Corporation (BCHC). The crane was duly delivered......

Avon Finance v Bridger
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Bridgers were an elderly couple. They bought a house with their son’s help who was a chartered accountant. The son made arrangements for......

Bisset v Wilkinson - 1927
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant in this matter was the purchaser of land in New Zealand which was purchased by the claimant for the purpose of sheep farming....

Burton v Camden LBC
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Burton and another person held a joint tenancy for a property which was protected per statute as a periodic secure tenancy under......

Cassidy v Ministry of Health 1951
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Due to negligence on the part of one of the doctors, the operation caused his fingers to become stiff. The claimant sued the defendant....

Bettini v Gye - Summary
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Alessandro Bettini (a tenor) entered into an agreement with the defendant, Frederick Gye. The terms of that agreement were......

Cohen v Cohen - 1929
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mrs Cohen was unsuccessful in her claim. There was no consideration given for the promise of Mr Cohen because the contract for......

Cundy v Lindsay Case Summary
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The case concerned whether a mistake as to the identity of a contracting party was so fundamental so as to negate the consent of the other party......

Chambers v DPP - 2012
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: A 26-year-old man learned that an airport from which he was due to travel was closed due to heavy snow-fall. He responded on Twitter by......