Tag: UK Law

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Jackson v Horizon Holidays - 1975
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mr Jackson booked a holiday through Horizon Holidays, a travel company, for him and his family and paid approximately £1,400. He had provided explicit details......

R v Secretary of SSHD Ex P Ejaz
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: R v Secretary of State for the Home Department Ex P Naheed Ejaz (1994) 2 WLR 534 case summary...

Oxford v Moss - 1979
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant (M) was a civil engineering student who dishonestly obtained the proof of an examination paper. After he had read......

Hyam v DPP - 1975
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant Hyam had been in a relationship with a man before the relationship ended. Hyam then had become jealous of her ex-boyfriend’s......

Poland v Parr & Sons - 1927
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A contractor’s employee was, in the course of his employment, following close behind his employer’s waggon carrying sugar bags. Seeing a boy with a......

Joel v Morison - 1834
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was walking on foot on a public highway. The defendant had a horse and a cart, which were under the care, government and direction of his......

In The Matter of K (a child) - NI
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: In K (A Child) (Northern Ireland) [2014] UKSC 29, the Supreme Court were asked to determine the scope of the term ‘rights of custody’ in relation to wrongful removal of a child from a country....

Home Counties Dairies Ltd v Skilton
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: In an employment contract between a dairy company and dairyman, it was agreed that the employee, within one year of termination of his employment contract......

R v Lidar | Criminal Law Case | Law Teacher
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: R v Lidar. In December 1998 the appellant Narinder Singh Lidar was charged with murder before Scott Baker J and a jury at the Leicester Crown Court. He was acquitted of murder but convicted of manslaughter by a unanimous verdict....

Jackson v Attorney General [2006] 1 AC 262
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: In November 2004, the British Government enacted the Hunting Act which prohibited fox hunting, inter alia. Whilst this bill received support in the......

Lewis v Averay - 1972
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The complainant, Mr Lewis, was a postgraduate that wanted to sell his car. He met with somebody interested in buying the car......

James v Woodall Duckham Construction
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant fell from a ladder during the course of his employment with the defendant construction company. He suffered minor injuries but......

Kepong Prospecting v Schmidt - Case Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: T agreed with Schmidt in writing, that in consideration for Schmidt’s assistance to obtain a permit and start mining operations, T would pay Schmidt 1%......

Promissory Estoppel Cases | Contract Law
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: An example of promissory estoppel is where A promises B that he would not enforce his legal rights and B acted and relied on it without giving any consideration....

Legal System to be Morally Neutral
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Among many other issues, the Law regulates abortion, euthanasia, the availability or otherwise of capital punishment for criminal...

Perrett v Collins - 1998
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff sustained personal injuries when the light aircraft in which he was travelling during the test flight. The first defendant was the pilot of......

Ingram v Little - 1961
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The Plaintiffs were joint owners of a car. A fraudster attempted to purchase the car by cheque, which they initially refused. He pretended to be a......

JT Stratford v Lindley
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The respondents were the officers of a trade union and sought to unsuccessfully negotiate an agreement on behalf of their members......

Keates v The Earl of Cadogan - 1851
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant entered into an agreement with the claimant for the lease of a property for a term of three years......

London and Blenheim Estates v Ladbroke
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The Leicestershire Coop owned land in and around one of their stores in Leicestershire to London & Blenheim Estates; the sale included the right to......

Lloyd's v Harper - Case Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A father wrote a letter to the managing committee of Lloyd’s, which held himself responsible for all of his son’s actions as an underwriting member......

Knightsbridge Estates Trust v Byrne - 1939
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff company granted a mortgage to the defendant’s insurance company. The mortgage deed provided for repayment in eighty instalments......