Tag: UK Law

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Morales v Eccleston
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Ecclestone, was driving at 20 mph along in a traffic stream along a road that was 30 feet wide. The plaintiff, Morales, who as......

Mersey Docks and Harbour Board v Cameron
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Historically, municipal docks were immune from the rates typically payable by docks to the Crown as a result of their connection......

Mulcahy v Ministry of Defence - 1996
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was a soldier serving for the British Army in the Gulf War and was part of the team manning a howitzer. His unit was deployed in Saudi Arabia......

Potton Developments v Thompson
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimants acted as distributors for a company which produced individual box units. The units were designed to be used by public houses......

Hulme v Brigham
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant leased a number of printing machines to a third-party printing company on the basis that the company would have an option......

McGhee v National Coal Board - 1973
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant, McGhee, contracted a skin condition (dermatitis) in the course of his employment with the defendant, the National Coal Board....

Abortion is Termination of a Pregnancy
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Abortion is a very controversial issue regarding law and ethics. Abortion is termination of a pregnancy which is done by removing the foetus from the uterus of the pregnant woman and therefore kills the foetus....

Lowery v Walker - 1911
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant was the owner of a savage horse which he knew had the potential to cause damage to other individuals and without warning......

M v Home Office [1994] 1 AC 377
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: M was a citizen of Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) who arrived in the UK seeking asylum. His repeated applications were rejected......

Performance Cars v Abraham
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Here, the defendant, Abraham, had caused a motor accident with the claimant as a result of his own breach of reasonable duty....

Jones v Jones - 1916
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a teacher and headmaster of a school. The female defendant (the wife of the male defendant) falsely and......

Monarch Steamship v Karlshamns - 1949
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Karlshamms Oljiefabriker (KO) entered a contract in April 1939 with Monarch Steamship Co (MSC) to transport beans to a specific port....

Khorasandijan v Bush - 1993
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The claimant, a young lady, was harassed by a man who, amongst other things, repeatedly made harassing, pestering, threatening and......

ParkingEye v Somerfield Stores
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The appellant, Somerfield, was a supermarket who contracted for the respondent, ParkingEye, to install and operate a monitoring system in....

Johnson v Agnew - 1980
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Johnson was in arrears on his mortgage and entered an agreement to sell the property to Agnew. The agreed price was sufficient to discharge his mortgage......

Knowles v Liverpool County Council
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mr Knowles was employed by Liverpool City Council as a labourer. In the course of his employment he was laying a flagstone in a Liverpool street....

National Phonograph Company v Edison
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The plaintiffs were manufacturers who sold wholesale goods to factors upon the terms of an agreement which provided that only factors...nati...

Leigh v Dickeson
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: In this case a property was co-owned by two individuals. One of them (who was in possession of the property) decided on a need to......

Malcolm Charles Contracts Ltd v Crispin
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: MCC, a contractor, submitted a tender to Crispin. The Parties undertook cost reduction exercises and proposed a JCT Standard Form of Building......

McKew v Holland - 1969
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: In the course of his employment, the complainant had suffered injuries, which meant his left leg could give way underneath him. A few days after the......

Citizen & State
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: This problem question necessitates a discussion surrounding the area of Administrative Law in particular Judicial Review....

Knuller v DPP - 1973
16th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant was the director of a company, which published regular magazines for distribution. Inside the magazines, there was a page......