Tag: UK Law

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Lampleigh v Braithwaite - Full Case
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant, Braithwaite, killed a man. He asked the plaintiff, Lampleigh to secure him a pardon from the king. The plaintiff spent many days doing this......

L'Estrange v Graucob - 1934
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Affirmed that the clauses of a written contract are binding on the signatories, even where a party is unaware of the contract's full contents....

Tweddle v Atkinson - Case
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: It was held that the groom was not a part of the agreement between the fathers and he did not provide any consideration for the promise made......

Hartley v Ponsonby - (1857)
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The captain, in order to persuade the remaining crew to man the vessel, promised them extra wages. When the vessel returned to the UK he refused to pay....

Stilk v Myrick 1809 - Case Summary
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Stilk v Myrick is a case that was decided over 200 years ago but nonetheless the principle that it developed remains a core feature of the law of contract......

Currie v Misa - Summary
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Lizardi & Co. sold a number of bills of exchange to Mr. Misa, drawn from a banking firm owned by Mr. Currie, and were to be paid on the next day....

Partridge v Crittenden - 1968
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant advertised for sale a number of Bramblefinch cocks and hens, stating that the price was to be 25 shillings for each....

Consideration Cases | Contract Law
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Cases on consideration, contract law. Since 2003 Law Teacher have been the law essay professionals. As the first law essay company in the UK, we know how to get you great marks....

Home Office v Dorset Yacht Co Ltd
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Seven boys detained in a bostral – a type of youth detention centre, were working on an island under the supervision of three officers....

Knight v Knight (1840) 3 Beav 148
22nd Dec 2020
Introduction: Case Summary of Knight v Knight (1840) 3 Beav 148. Private express trusts must demonstrate the 'three certainties'....

Murphy v Brentwood District Council
21st Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant local authority had negligently approved plans for the footings of a house (a task which fell within its responsibility in accordance with......

Osman v Ferguson - 1993
21st Dec 2020
Introduction: P, a school teacher, formed an unhealthy attachment to a 15-year-old male pupil. P repeatedly harassed the pupil. In May 1987, P changed his surname......

Prohibition and Misuse of Drugs Act
17th Dec 2020
Introduction: A drug has been described in the Oxford Dictionary as: “a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested ......

For Liability in Negligence to Arise
17th Dec 2020
Introduction: The defendant owes the claimant a duty of care; (2) the defendant has acted in breach of that duty, and (3) as a result, the claimant has......

Reforming the Law on Director’s Duties
17th Dec 2020
Introduction: Director’s duties have received considerable attention over the years and are pending reform, largely in the form of a statutory statement of duties....

A Law of Tort Problem Question
17th Dec 2020
Introduction: Negligence is one of the areas of tort upon which an injured individual can claim compensation for damages when another party is liable for damages caused....

Elements of Tort of Negligence
17th Dec 2020
Introduction: Negligence simply refers to failure to use reasonable care. In common law negligence is explained as the action taken that contradicts with what ......

Are the Claimants Owed Duty of Care
17th Dec 2020
Introduction: As the three potential cases refer to the breach of duty of care it would appear important to firstly decide if the claimants were in fact owed ......