Tag: UK Law

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Inntrepreneur Pub v Sweeney
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant, who was a landlord of various public houses, brought an action for an injunction against the defendant, the tenant of one of these......

Knuppfer v London Express Newspapers
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Knuppfer (K) was the head of the British branch of the Young Russia Party. The respondents published a newspaper article......

Hotson v East Berkshire AHA
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a young boy who sustained various injuries after falling from a tall tree, including a fractured hip. He was taken to receive medical......

Progress Bulk Carriers v Tube City - Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The dispute arose out of the sale of a load of shredded scrap that the charterers (hirers of a cargo ship) had to ship to China from Mississippi....

Law Society v KPMG - 2000
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The Law Society sought a report from the defendant accountants for the purposes of making decisions about how to manage their funds......

More Diverse Judiciary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The Judiciary (also known as judicature) is made up of the various courts in a country that interprets and applies the law created by the sovereign body, which in the United Kingdom is Parliament....

Leeds Rugby v Harris
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Iestyn Harris played rugby league for Leeds Rhinos and was contracted to play for them for four years. However, he wished to switch codes and play......

L Schuler v Wickman
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Schuler were a company engaged in the manufacture of types of tools. They had contracted with Wickman, who had sole rights to sell Schuler......

Lim Poh Choo v Camden and Islington HA
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a senior doctor. She was admitted to a hospital operated by the defendant health service for a minor surgery....

Imperial Chemical Industries v Shatwell
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Two brothers who were qualified shot-firers sustained injuries at their employer’s quarries. The employees had been short of wire to test a circuit......

O'Brien v MGN Ltd - Case Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mr O’Brien’s claim was unsuccessful. The contractual rules had been successfully incorporated into the agreement by reference on the day......

James v Thomas - 2007
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Mr Thomas, owned the cottage in dispute as the sole registered proprietor of the property. Mr Thomas had inherited this......

Judicial Protection of Prisoners Rights
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The issue of prisoners’ rights has recently taken to the headlines of our national newspapers once again, the focus this time on the matter of overcrowding. Mr. Justice Michael Reilly,...

Kaur v MG Rover
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: An employee was threatened with compulsory redundancy by her employer. The employee applied to court for declaratory relief that the......

King’s Norton Metal Co v Edridge
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A fraudster ordered goods from a metal manufacturer. He told the manufacturer that he was a well known business man and provided him......

JJC v Eisenhower
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, a minor, shot multiple rounds from an air gun at a group of people, of which one airgun pellet hit the victim......

Mackay v Dick - 1881
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mr. Mackay was a contractor for the construction of a railway branch line of Carfin Cutting, who concluded a contract of......

Jobson v Johnson
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff owned 44.9% of the share capital of a football club and contracted to sell the shares to the defendant, by way of the defendant’s......

Hummingbird Motors Ltd v Hobbs
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant bought a car which appeared to be in excellent condition. The odometer reading on the car displayed a mileage of 34,900 miles......