Tag: UK Law

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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....

The United Kingdom has a constitution. Discuss.
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Constitution Magna Carta. The Magna Carta is often thought of as the corner stone of liberty and the chief defence against arbitrary and unjust rule in England. In fact it contains few sweeping statements of principle and is a series of concessions wrung from the unwilling King John by his rebellious barons in 1215...

Hughes v Lord Advocate - 1963
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Workmen employed by the defendant had been working on a manhole cover, and then proceeded to take a break, leaving the hole encased......

Williams v Roffey Bros Nicholls 1991
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Keywords Contract, Consideration, Past Consideration, Economic Duress and Subcontractors. There the plaintiff was a carpenter (hereafter referred ......

May and Butcher Ltd v The King
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: After the end of the First World War, the Government had a surplus of tents which were no longer required by the army. As a result, the Government’s......

R v Kimsey - 1996
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Kimsey (K) and Osbourne (O) were driving at high speeds in extremely close convoy. Whilst doing so, there was an accident in......

R v Dalloway - 1847
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Dalloway was standing on a horse and cart as it drove along a public road. Dalloway was not holding on to the reins as they were resting......

Summit Investment v BSC - 1987
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: The defendants chartered a ship from the plaintiff on a New York Produce Exchange form of time charter. Clause 20 of this charter provided......

White v Jones - 1995
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: A man, Mr White, wished to change his will so as to leave £9000 for the benefit of his two daughters, who he had chosen to exclude at......

Constraints of the Floodgates Principle
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: What is the distinction between consequential economic loss and pure economic loss in negligence? Negligence represents the breach of a duty of ......

A Road Traffic Accident
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: A witness to a Road Traffic Accident (RTA) who suffers a recognized psychiatric disorder (like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) as a result of witnessing the RTA can claim damages against the person causing the accident....

Negligence Is the Most Important Modern Law
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: Negligence essentially concerned with compensating people who have suffered damage as a result of carelessness of others, but the law does not ......

Howard Marine v Ogden - 1978 QB 574
15th Aug 2019
Introduction: The defendant, A, were civil engineering contractors who entered into negotiation with H for the hire of two ships to carry clay out to sea....