Tag: UK Law

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Foresee Ability Court
27th Nov 2019
Introduction: The fact in Donoghue V. Stevenson was that the appellant drank a ginger beer that was bought by her friend in a café and she drank part of it from her cup....

Equitable Remedies Cases | Equitable Remedy Case Summaries
18th Nov 2019
Introduction: The court refused specific performance to a buyer of a set of Hepplewhite chairs saying that they were 'ordinary articles of commerce and of no special value or interest'. Note: the buyer was contracting with a view to resale and for personal use....

Cases on Preliminary Crimes | Case Summaries
18th Nov 2019
Introduction: Cases on Preliminary Crimes. The defendant members of the 'National Front' had conducted a campaign against a Mr and Mrs W (a white couple) fostering black children....

Self Defence Cases - Case Summaries
18th Nov 2019
Introduction: Self Defence. At common law the defence of self-defence operates in three spheres. It allows a person to use reasonable force to: (a) Defend himself from an attack......

Robbery Case Summaries
18th Nov 2019
Introduction: Robbery. A person is guilty of robbery if he steals, and immediately before or at the time of doing so, and in order to do so, he uses force on any person or puts or seeks to put any person in fear of being then and there subjected to force....

Parliamentary Legislation Lecture Notes
17th Oct 2019
Introduction: Parliamentary Legislation. A lecture will be given in class. Useful resources include the following UK Parliament web site pages......

Legal Issues In Relation To The Contract
14th Oct 2019
Introduction: ‘Crooked, Shifty & Dodgy’ have just been offered a contract to act as accountants to ‘Build ‘n’ Go’. It is essential to write a report ......

Cullinane v British Rema Manufacturing
11th Oct 2019
Introduction: Cullinane purchased a clay pulverising machine from British ‘Rema’ Manufacturing Co Ltd (BRMCO). BRMCO warranted the machine processed six tonnes......

A Breach of a Contract Occurs
11th Oct 2019
Introduction: With regards to remedies there are many different types of remedies, but the main one being Damages. The purpose of damages is to put the claimant ......

Principle of Awarding Damages to a Party
11th Oct 2019
Introduction: Damages are a financial remedy which aims to compensate the injured party for the consequences of a breach in the contract they were in. In ......

Interrelationship between Contract and Tort Law
11th Oct 2019
Introduction: In The Cases Of The Wagon Mound And Hadley V Baxendale, How Did Their Outcome Affect The Law On Remoteness And Create An Interrelationship Between Contract Law And Tort Law...

Whether a Valid Offer has been Communicated
10th Oct 2019
Introduction: The first issue to consider is whether a valid offer has been communicated from Amelia to Zac. Though it is Zac who specifies the amount ......

An Offer Must be Clear
10th Oct 2019
Introduction: Intention of the parties will determine the advertisement is an offer or an invitation to treat. For instance the case is Majumder v Attorney ......

Four Main Rules in Contract Law
10th Oct 2019
Introduction: Explaining the relevant rules on formation of contracts, consider whether a contract for the purchase of the VX47 was made between Lisa and M.J. Electrical....

Undisclosed Principal
10th Oct 2019
Introduction: In considering the extent to which the law as it relates to undisclosed agency reflects the above statement by Lord Lindley in the case of Keighley, Maxsted & Co. v. Durant,...