Tag: UK Law

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Johnstone v Bloomsbury Health Authority
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Dr Johnstone, a junior doctor at University College Hospital was required under his employment contract to work 40 basic hours......

Wilsons and Clyde Co v English
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendants had employed the complainant, Mr English. He was working on a repair to an airway on the Mine Jigger Brae, which was used as part of......

Hadley v Baxendale - 1854
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The claimant contended that the defendant had displayed professional negligence and attempted to claim for the loss of profit resultant......

Beswick v Beswick - 1968
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: PB was in poor health and agreed with the defendant, his nephew, that he would transfer the trade and good will of his coal business to him on the basis......

Long v Lloyd - 1958
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The plaintiff was a haulage contractor who saw an advert for the sale of a lorry which was described as in ‘exceptional condition’....

Karsales v Wallis - Case Brief
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The Defendant (Mr Wallis) agreed to buy a used car if the vendor was able to find a company with which the Defendant could enter into a hire-purchase......

Photo Production v Securicor - 1980 AC 827
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The issue in this case was whether the doctrine of fundamental breach applied and was relevant, and whether an exclusion clause could be effective......

Alexander Barton v Armstrong - Summary
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Barton and Armstrong were major company shareholders. Following a meeting, it was agreed that Barton would buy Armstrong’s interest....

Byrne and Co v Van Tienhoven
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendants wrote a letter, on October 1, to the plaintiffs offering the sale of 1000 boxes of tin plates. The defendant was based in Cardiff......

Brogden v Metropolitan Rly Co
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The issue in this case was whether there was a contract between Brogden and the Metropolitan Railway and if the written agreement they had was valid....

Henthorn v Fraser - 1892
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The issue in this case concerned the revocation of the offer. This was completed before the postal acceptance of the offer was received....

Fisher v Bell Summary
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant shopkeeper displayed in his shop window a flick knife accompanied by a price ticket displayed just behind it......

Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co - 1893
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant, the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, placed an advertisement in a newspaper for their products, stating that any person who purchased and......

Hyde v Wrench - 1840
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The complainant brought an action for specific performance, claiming that as Mr Wrench refused to sell the farm, this was a breach of contract....

Lipkin Gorman v Karpnale Ltd
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The plaintiffs were a firm of solicitors at which Cass was a partner. Cass was a compulsive gambler and dishonestly obtained money from the firm’s bank......

Derry v Peek - 1889
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: In the prospectus released by the defendant company, it was stated that the company was permitted to use trams that were powered by steam......

Entores v Miles Far East Corporation
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The court held that the contract and damages were to be decided by English law. It was stated that the postal rule did not apply for…...

Bell v Lever Bros - 1932
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Mr Bell was the managing director for five years of a company that was owned by Lever Bros Ltd. Mr Bell had traded for personal......

Dick Bentley v Harold Smith
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Issue is whether the defendant’s statement as to the quality of the vehicle could be deemed a term of contract given his expertise as a prestige car dealer....

Edwards v Skyways Ltd
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: An airline company in financial difficulties was making a number of its pilots redundant. The airline company agreed with......