Tag: UK Law

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Statutory and Common Law
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: The expression lifting or piercing the corporate veil refers to a court which look behind the separate legal personality of a company, the court......

Need to Protect Journalists and Sources
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: There is a substantially large public interest involved in protecting journalists and their sources within the United Kingdom (UK). This ......

The Approach of the Common Law
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Until recently, there was no relief available for the employee who suffered psychiatric injury arising from work-related stress. If no physical damage was found, the courts would not allow the claim to proceed....

Company Law Directors
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Company Law Directors. Academic debate concerning the scope, form and content of directors' duties is perhaps one of the oldest issues in company law and corporate governance. Prior to 1 October 2007...

Judicial Precedent as Practice of the Courts
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Judicial precedent is best understood as a practice of the courts and not as a set of binding rules. As a practice it could be refined or changed ......

The Separation of Powers
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Separation of powers is when the state is divided into three different governmental bodies (legislature, executive and judiciary); and all three ......

How Is an Offer Terminated?
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: There are a number of ways for an offer to be terminated. They are events that may occur after an offer has been made which bring it to an end so......

The Traditional Rules of Consideration
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: This essay will establish the traditional position by looking at case law such as Stilk v Myrick; Hartley v Ponsonby; Pinnels case and Foakes v Beer....

Important Element of the UK Constitution
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Prerogative Powers Remain An Important Element Of The United Kingdom's Constitution. Should They Be Subject To Greater Parliamentary And Judicial Scrutiny...

Legal Enforcement of a Contract
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Contract Agreement and Legal. The main focus of attention behind the scenario is based around contract law. Questions raised about the formation of the contract and the consequences of the details of this contract. Were both parties bound by a legally enforceable contract, if so were either party in breach of the terms of the contract and what remedies would be available to resolve any issues?...

Different Types of Judicial Systems
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: In different countries there are various types of judicial systems and each one of them has their own ways of governance. For instance in United ......

Structure of Human Rights Act
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) is an outstanding pieces of legislation in the last decade and therefore needs no further introduction. It always ......

The History of Defamation
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: The recent history of defamation is marked by continuing conflict between the need to protect the character and privacy of individuals, on the one ......

The Doctrine of Res Gestae
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Statements that constitute part of the res gestae are attributed a certain degree of reliability because they are contemporaneous,......

International Carriage of Goods by Sea
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: In the current case, the infestation of beetle is in point with the facts of Compania de Naviera Nedelka SA v Tradax International SA, The Tres Flores....