Tag: UK Law

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Les Affreteurs Reunis v Leopold
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Les Affreteurs refused to pay Walford’s commission, holding that commission was only payable in respect of hire duly earned under the charterparty....

Letang v Cooper - 1965
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: In the summer of 1957, the claimant was sunbathing outside on a piece of land which ordinarily served as a car park. While she was sunbathing......

J Evans and Son v Andrea
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiffs imported machines from Italy to England. The defendants were their forwarding agents....

MRI Trading AG v Erdenet
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: By a contract governed by an English choice of law clause a Mongolian mining company, Erdenet, and a Swiss trading company......

Nicklinson v Ministry of Justice 2014
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: This appeal is concerning the law in relation to assisted suicide and whether it contravenes with the European Convention on Human Rights....

Land Ownership and Devolution in Scotland
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Following the devolution of Scotland and ability for the country to make its own laws, the position to property ownership has become somewhat removed....

Phipps v Rochester Corporation - 1955
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Two children passed across grassland which was part of a building site located on a housing estate that was in the process......

Price v Easton - 1883 - Case Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: A declaration between the parties stated that X owed the plaintiff £3. As such, X agreed to complete work for the defendant in exchange for payment......

Lumley v Gye - Case Brief
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Miss Wagner was an opera singer at Lumley’s theatre on a three month contract. Gye and Wagner made an agreement that Wagner would break her......

Miles v Forest Rock Granite
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant had brought some explosives onto his land and used them to blast rocks which had already been naturally occurring on his land....

Pullman v Hill - 1891
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiffs were two members of a partnership firm. They owned property in Borough Road, London which they had contracted to sell....

Pankhania v Hackney LBC
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: P brought a claim for damages for the misrepresentation at the point of sale by H, of commercial property that was used as a car park by NCP....

R v Adomako Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mr Adomako appealed the conviction and questioned the legal basis of involuntary manslaughter by breach of duty....

Child Protection and the Right to Family Life
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Child protection is a particularly emotive area of the law. The much publicised cases concerning child neglect and abuse such as Victoria Climbie, Peter Connelly (Baby P), and Daniel Pelka ignited public outrage for the lack of state intervention...

Metropolitan Police Commissioner v Charles
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant’s bank account was overdrawn and he had been warned by his bank manager not to write more than one cheque a day for more than £30....

Manuel v Attorney General [1983] Ch 77
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The Canada Act 1982 provides for a new procedure for amending the constitution of Canada under which the UK Parliament no longer has any role....

Phillips v Brooks Ltd [1919] 2 KB 243
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Phillips was a jeweler. The fraudster purchased a ring from the jeweler with a cheque and signed his name “Sir George Bullough” and provided this......

Pearce v Brooks - Summary
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant was a prostitute who hired a carriage from the plaintiff, who was a coachbuilder, on hire purchase terms to be paid for in instalments....

National Coal Board v JE Evans & Co
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: An electrical cable was placed under the land of the county council by the National Coal Board (NCB) or its predecessors, without the......

Watchtower Bible and Tract Society Lawsuit
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: He brought an action for slander regarding words purported to have been spoken at a meeting where he had sought a review of his expulsion....

Pagnan SpA v Feed Products Ltd
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Pagnan SpA were an Italian company seeking to buy corn pellets to feed chickens with from Feed Products, an American company....