Tag: UK Law

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Dahlia v Four Millbank
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case concerns selling property. The complainant, Dahlia, wanted to purchase property from the defendants, Four Millbank Nominees....

Barker v Corus - 2006
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case was an appeal from the earlier decision in Barker v Saint Gobain Pipelines Plc [2004] EWCA Civ 545, regarding the deceased claimant who had......

Cutler v Wandsworth Stadium Ltd - 1949
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Cutler was a bookmaker who carried on his business at a greyhound track occupied by the respondents. He claimed that as occupiers......

Beresford v Royal Insurance - 1938
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: In 1925 Major Rowlandson took out five life insurance policies on his own life with the defendants, Royal Insurance Co Ltd......

BS & N Ltd v Micado
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Ship owners chartered a vessel, The Seaflower, to charterers to carry oil. Clause 46 required major oil companies’ approvals and stipulated that......

Bonnington Castings v Wardlaw - 1956
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The employee of a dressing shops foundry was exposed to noxious dust from swing grinders, allegedly causing him to contract pneumoconiosis....

Baker v Willoughby - 1970
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The complainant, Mr Baker, was a pedestrian who had been knocked down by the defendant driving a car in September 1964. The negligent driving by the......

Carslogie Steamship v Norwegian Government
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The complainant’s vessel, Heimgar, was damaged by a collision with the defendant, Carslogie. The defendants admitted negligence and damage and this was not......

Bird v Jones - 1845
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Bird, B, wished to cross a section of a public road which was closed off due to a boat race. Two policemen, D, prevented B from......

Crystal Palace v Dowie
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Mr Dowie, was a football manager for the complainants, Crystal Palace Football Club. In the terms of his employment contract......

C & P Haulage v Middleton - Summary
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: C&P granted Middleton a license to occupy premises from where he would conduct his business. The agreement expressly stated the license......

Barclays Bank v Alcorn
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant had argued that the charge did not cover a separate building on the property known as “The Cottage.” The defendant refused to give up......

Brimelow v Casson
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Brimelow was a theatrical manager and Casson was a member of the Joint Protection Committee, effectively a trade union of sorts....

Cork v Kirby Maclean
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: In this case, had appropriate railings been installed, the claimant would not have not fallen off the platform while having the seizure....

Brittain v Garner - 1989
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant sought damages for the loss of his career, arguing that this should be quantified based not only on his present......

Barclays Bank v Bird
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: An equitable charge was created over the property of Mr Bird. It contained a clause whereby the plaintiff obtained an irrevocable power......

Coward v Motor Insurance Bureau
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mrs Coward obtained judgement for damages which was not paid out because Mr Cole’s insurance policy did not provide cover for him to carry pillion......

Banque Keyser Ullman v Skandia
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff bank had made loans against property which the borrower had informed them valuable, and had also taken out insurance policies from the......

Cutter v Powell - 1795
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr. Cutter, a sailor, was hired for a voyage and given a promissory note from his employment that ten days after the ship arrives at Liverpool......

CTN Cash & Carry Ltd v Gallagher Ltd [1994]
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Gallagher demanded CTN to pay for the cigarettes despite those not being delivered due to Gallagher’s own mistake. Gallagher argued that the risk......