Tag: UK Law

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Buckland v Butterfield - 1820
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: It should be noted that the application of this judgment, given the subsequent case law on the matter of the distinction between fixtures and chattels......

Cook v JL Kier and Co - 1970
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a foreman who suffered severe brain damage when a spanner was dropped on to his head from a height whilst......

Broom v Morgan - 1953
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Ms. Broom was employed as the helper of a beer and wine house, of which her husband, Mr. Broom, was employed as the manager....

Co-operative Insurance v Argyll Stores
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiffs granted a lease to the defendant for the use of a unit in a shopping centre for the period of thirty-five years. A clause in the lease......

Byrne v Deane - 1937
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was golf club member, while the defendants were the proprietors and the secretary of the club. By a rule of the club......

Blackburn v Attorney General - 1971
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Blackburn, asserted that the decision by Parliament to allow Britain to join the Economic Community and sign the......

Castle v St Augustine’s Links
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a taxi driver who had been driving on a road near the St Augstine’s Links course when he was hit in the eye by a golf ball....

Cheney v Conn - 1968
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Cheney, asserted that the tax obligations placed on British citizens by the Finance Act 1964 were unlawful......

Burmah Oil v Lord Advocate Summary
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Burmah Oil Company, brought proceedings against the UK government (who were represented in the case by the Lord Advocate)......

Consent Cases - Bodily Harm - ABH
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Cases on Consent. R v Wilson (1996) Times Law Report March 5 1996. The defendant had been charged with assault occasioning a.b.h. contrary to s47 of the O.A.P.A. 1861......

Barrett v Halifax Building Society
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: A possession order granted to the respondents over the applicant’s home was suspended to allow the applicants time to find a purchaser for the property....

Cheltenham & Gloucester v Krausz
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The respondent borrowers had fallen into arrears on their mortgage payments. They applied for an order suspending a warrant for possession......

Botham v TSB Bank
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: In possession proceedings against the appellant numerous items were held to be fixtures and therefore would become the property......

Carillion Construction v Felix - Summary
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Carillion was a main contractor on a building site and subcontracted Felix to undertake work. The work was due for completion......

Chappell and Co v Nestle Ltd
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The question was whether the sale was a ‘retail sale’. The defendants argued that the wrappers were part of the consideration and this was not covered by......

Children and Their Welfare | Family Law Study Area | Law Teacher
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Children and Their Welfare. The Children Act 1989 was the result of a comprehensive review of the law as it affected children, and now encompasses almost the whole of the civil law in that area with the exception of that which...

Bonham v College of Physicians
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Bonham, a trained medical doctor, petitioned to join the College of Physicians but was rejected. A short time later he applied for.......

Chaplin v Hicks - 1911
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Hicks was a famous actor and theatre manager. He invited women to enter a beauty contest by sending in photographs which would be placed in a newspaper....

Courtney & Fairburn Ltd v Tolaini Bros
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The respondents, Tolaini Bros, wished to develop a hotel. The appellants were property developers. During negotiations between the parties, it was proposed......

Beckham v Mirror Group News
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: David and Victoria Beckham invoked s12 Human Rights Act 1998 to seek an interim injunction to prevent the publication of unauthorised photographs of......