Tag: UK Law

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Judicial Review in United Kingdom
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Past, Present and Future Pallavi Saxena 21/ILI/LLM(E)/2010 When one talks of Judicial Review in the context of Constitutional Law, one would think ......

Implied Terms of this Contract
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Contract Law It is clear that the two parties have entered into a contract of sale which as defined in section 2(1) SGA that a contract ......

How a Contract May be Discharged
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: There are four ways in which a contract may be discharged as follows:- performance (i.e. fulfilling and complying with all the contract terms) ......

Krell v Henry and Herne Bay Stream v Hutton
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Two cases that revolve around similar facts and were decided by the same Court of Appeal in 1903 within a few days’ interval, yet reconciling the rationale leading to the two different outcomes of the respective cases is often questionable...

McCutheon v David MacBrayne Ltd - 1964
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: McCutheon delivered his car to the defendant shipping company for carriage from the Hebrides to the mainland. The car was destroyed when......

Conveyancer and Property Lawyer Case
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Jonathan Garton Subject: Equity. Other related subjects: Company law. Trusts Keywords: Constructive trusts; Equity; Execution; Gifts; Share......

The Term Lay People
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: The term ‘lay people’ is used to describe the use of ordinary, non-qualified people in the legal system. It is believed that by using ordinary people in courts it makes the system fairer and avoids people...

The Concept of Judicial Independence
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: In a liberal republican democracy, judicial independence functions to set out and also protect political rights, civil liberties and also the rule ......

The Most Expensive Purchase, a Mortgage
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: By the nature of the mortgage, terms of repayment of the debts are incorporated in the document. It may also contain certain rights, but invariably......

The Defamation Act
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: The Defamation Act 1996 was created with the purpose of protecting individuals or organisations from slander and libel. Defamation occurs when untrue, damaging information about someone is published to a third party....

Administration Orders in Corporate Rescue
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: The Administration is a tool to give breathing space for a financially struggling company, to create a rescue plan or provide better returns for creditors....

A Promise Unsupported by Consideration
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: 1.0Introduction In general a promise unsupported by consideration is not a binding contract. Consideration was define by Sir Frederick Pollock as ......

Corporate Manslaughter Legislation
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Critically asses the above statement with reference to academic commentary, and by comparing the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act ......

Reynolds Defence
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: In English law the defamation is defined as “publication of a statement which tends to lower a person in the estimation of right thinking members of a society generally or which trends to make them to shun or avoid that person....

A Crime Control Central Justice
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: At the core of the criminal justice system is the delivery of justice for all, by convicting and punishing the guilty and helping them to stop ......

Issues in the Constitutional Reform Bill
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: The position is that once a statute has been validly passed, under the enrolled bill rule, its validity cannot be questioned by the courts...

The Law of Provocation
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: The law of provocation has been accused of being discriminatory against female defendants, forcing them to plead diminished responsibility to secure a manslaughter conviction....

Limited Liability Partnership
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: By virtue of Section 1(2) of the LLP Act 2000, once a Limited Liability Partnership has been incorporated, it becomes a body corporate, with a separate legal personality from its members and it has its own rights and liabilities separate from that of its members...

Disapproval of Exemption Clauses
6th Aug 2019
Introduction: Introduction “A clause may be inserted into a contract which aims to exclude or limit one partys liability for breach of contract or .......