Tag: UK Law

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Eastham v Newcastle United Football Club
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The governing body of football in England (FA) provides that a player must register with the association of his club and while so registered......

R v Allen
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: Mr Allen consumed homemade wine that unknowingly to him was much stronger than he initially thought. As such, it had a much stronger......

Street v Mountford
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The respondent, Street, granted a licence to the appellant, Mountford, to occupy two rooms at a weekly rent subject...

Matharu v Matharu (1994)
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The claimant allowed his son and daughter-in-law to live on his property as their family home for many years....

Dillwyn v Llewelyn [1862]
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: A father signed a memorandum leaving his farm to his son. However, this memorandum was not executed by deed....

Ashburn Anstalt v Arnold
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant was the successor-in-title to a company which persuaded the claimant to sell his lease to the company in exchange for a promise......

Lloyds Bank v Rosset
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant, Mrs Rosset, was married to Mr Rosset, who was the sole registered owner of the property in question....

Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge (No 2)
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The case concerned eight joined appeals in which homeowners had mortgaged their houses to secure loans used by the husbands for their respective......

Eves v Eves - 1975
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The woman sought a declaration that she held a beneficial interest in the home. The woman contended the house had been jointly acquired…...

Douglas v Hello Ltd
30th Dec 2020
Introduction: The Douglases were a celebrity couple who sold exclusive photography rights of their wedding to OK! Magazine. An unauthorised freelance photographer gained access to the wedding....

Nimmo v Alexander Cowan and Sons Ltd
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: An employee of a factory was unloading railway wagons filled with bales of pulp for which he was required on some bales....

DPP v Smith - 1961
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: Jim Smith (S) was ordered by a police constable to stop his car which contained stolen goods, however S accelerated instead....

Edgington v Fitzmaurice - 1885
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: The directors of a business provided a prospectus which contained a range of debentures, in order to invite subscriptions. The directors stated......

Nottingham Patent Brick v Butler - 1886
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: The owner of land divided it into thirteen plots and sold these to various buyers over a period of three years. The conveyances all contained covenants......

With v O’Flanagan - 1936
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: The claimant entered into negotiations with the defendant for the purchase of the defendant’s medical practice. During the negotiations......

Smith v Chadwick - 1884 - Case Summary
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: The prospectus of a company, which was created for the purposes of a takeover of an ironworks enclosed the following statement......

Horsfall v Thomas - 1862
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: The plaintiff was employed by the defendant to make him a steel gun which the defendant would pay for with two bills of exchange....

Heilbut, Symons & Co v Buckleton - 1913
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: Emphasised the role of intent where one party makes a promise to another where one party may opt to rely upon that information in choosing to contract......

Esso Petroleum v Mardon - 1976
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: The plaintiff, Mr Mardon, entered into a tenancy agreement with the defendant, Esso Petroleum, in respect of a petrol station owned by the latter....

Storer v MCC 1974
29th Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant City Council refused to proceed with the sale of a council property to the claimant under an arrangement which had been agreed......