Tag: UK Law

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Paragon Finance v Nash - Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mr and Mrs Nash obtained a mortgage from Paragon Finance for their matrimonial home. The mortgage agreement allowed Paragon to vary the rate......

Home and Overseas Ins Co v Mentor Ins Co (UK)
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mentor Insurance entered in a number of reinsurance contracts with Home and Overseas Insurance under a standard form of contract with Clause (18)......

R v Adaye
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant had been warned by a doctor in Africa who had been treating him for sexually transmitted infections generally......

Keown v Coventry Healthcare NHS Trust
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Keown was an eleven-year-old child who had been climbing an external fire escape, from the underside, at the defendant’s hospital trust when he fell......

Janvier v Sweeney - Case Brief
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Janvier (J) was a maid servant. Sweeny (S) and another man (D) were private detectives who wished to see certain letters......

Hyman v Hyman - Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The appellant, Mr Hyman, was married to respondent. He left her to live with another woman. Both he and the respondent executed a deed of separation......

Jolley v Sutton London Borough Council
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Sutton London Borough Council, negligently left a dangerously derelict boat abandoned on a beach that they owned......

Huth v Huth - 1915
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Captain Huth, sent an allegedly defamatory letter in an unclosed envelope through the post to his four children....

Latimer v AEC Ltd
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant Mr Latimer, worked in a factory owned by the defendants, AEC Ltd. The factory had become flooded due to adverse weather, which caused the......

Particular Average and Insurance Laws
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Arnould defined “particular average” as ‘ a loss arising from damage accidentally and proximately caused by the perils insured against, to some particular interest, as the ship alone or the cargo alone....

Luxmoore May v Messenger
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The Court of Appeal held that the standard of care owed by auctioneers was to give a considered opinion as to the value of the goods....

Paris v Stepney Borough Council
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant had suffered damage to one of his eyes in war. He was employed in a garage, but was not provided safety goggles while working......

McCann and Others v UK [1995] ECHR 18984/91
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Case Summary of McCann and Others v UK (App.No. 18984/91); [1995] ECHR 18984/91. Article 2 (1) of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)....

Perry v Suffields - 1916
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The seller offered to sell a house with vacant possession for a price of £7,000. This offer was accepted by the buyer immediately......

Jaggard v Dickinson - 1981
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant had been told by a friend that they could stay at their house and “use it as their own”. Returning to the street drunk one evening the......

National Westminster Bank v Skelton
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant bank sought repossession of the defendants’ dwelling house in terms of a legal mortgage. The mortgage in favour of the bank was as......

Jones v Livox Quarries Ltd
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The workmen in a quarry and a few slow-moving vehicles were proceeding to the canteen for a lunch break. The way was around a......

Lister v Hesley Hall Ltd - 2002
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A warden was employed at an annex of a boarding school for boys and responsible for the day-to-day running of the school, discipline of the boys......

Handyside vs United Kingdom
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: In Handyside v. United Kingdom, it was held that freedom of expression constitutes one of the essential foundations of a democratic society and one of the basic conditions for its progress...

Iqbal v London Transport Executive
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A bus conductor, who had been previously prohibited by his employer from driving, disobeyed his employer’s instructions and drove a bus for a short......

John Summers & Sons Ltd v Frost - 1955
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mr Frost was an experienced maintenance fitter employed at the defendant factory. He was grinding a piece of metal on a grinding wheel which rotated 1450......

Insanity Cases - Disease of the Mind
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Insanity Cases. The defendant during a blackout, attacked his wife with a hammer causing her grievous bodily harm. The medical evidence showed that he suffered from arterial-sclerosis, a condition which restricted the flow of blood to the brain....

Offer-Hoar v Larkstore Ltd - 2006
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Larkstore purchased a site for development. The seller of the land had commissioned a soil inspection report from Technotrade......