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Cases
 
A
 

Adams v Lindsell (1818) 106 ER 250

Addis v Gramophone [1909] AC 488

Ailsa Craig Fishing v Malvern Fishing [1983] 1 WLR 964

Alan v El Nasr [1972] 2 WLR 800

Albert v MIB [1971] 3WLR 291

Andrews Bros ltd v Singer Cars [1934] 1 KB 17

Anglia Television v Reed [1971] 3 All ER 690

Arcos v Ranaason [1933] AC 470

Aswan Engineering v Lupdine [1987] 1 All ER 135

Attwood v Small [1838] UKHL J60

Avery v Bowden (1856) 5 E & B 714
 
B
 
Bailey v Bullock [1950] 2 All ER 116

Balfour v Balfour [1919] 2 KB 571

Bank of Credit and Commerce International v Aboody [1990] 1 QB 923

Bank of Scotland v Bennett [1998] All ER 790

Bannerman v White (1861) 10 CBNS 844

Barclays Bank v O Brien [1994] 1 AC 180

Barclays Bank Plc v Thompson [1997] 4 All ER 816

Bartlett v Sidney Marcus ltd [1965] 1 WLR 1013

Barton v Armstrong [1976] AC 104

Bell v Lever bros [1932] AC 161

Bettini v Gye (1876) QBD 183

Bisset v Wilkinson [1927] AC 177

Bolton v Mahadeva[1972] 1 WLR 1009

Bowmakers Ltd v Barnet Instruments Ltd [1945] KB 65

British Crane Hire v Ipswitch Plant Hire [1975] QB 303

Brogden v Metropolitan Railway (1877) 2 App. Cas. 666

Bunge Corporation v Tradax [1981] 1 WLR 711

Butler Machine Tool v Ex-Cell-O Corporation [1979] 1 WLR 401

C

Car & Universal Credit v Caldwell [1964] 2 WLR 600

Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co [1893] 1 QB 256

 
Chapelton v Barry UDC [1940] 1 KB 532
 
Chaplin v Hicks [1911] 2 KB 786

Chappel v Nestle [1960] AC 87

 
Cohen v Roche [1927] 1 KB 169

Collins v Godefrey (1831) 1 B & Ad 950

Combe v Combe [1951] 2 KB 215

Condor v Baron Knights [1966] 1 WLR 87

Conoco Ltd v Khan & Khan[1996] EWCA Civ 968
 

Cooper v Phibbs (1867) LR 2 HL 149

Couturier v Hastie (1856) 5 HLC 673

Coward v MIB [1963] 1 QB 359

Credit Lyonnais Bank Nederland NV v Burch [1997] 1 All ER 144

CTN Cash & Carry v Gallagher [1994] 4 All ER 714

Cundy v Lindsey (1878) 3 App Cas 459

Curtis v Chemical Cleaning [1951] 1 KB 805

Cutter v Powell [1795] EWHC KB J13

 

 
D
 

Dahlia v Four Millbank Nominees [1978] Ch 231

Davis Contractors v Fareham UDC [1956] AC 696

Derry v Peek (1889) 5 TLR 625

Dick Bentley Productions v Harold Smith Motors [1965] 1 WLR 623

Dickinson v Dodds (1876) 2 Ch D 463

Dimskal Shipping v ITWF (The Evia Luck) [1991]4 All ER 871

Director General of Fair Trading v First National Bank [2001] UKHL 52

Doyle v Olby [1969] 2 QB 158
 
Dunk v George Waller and Son [1970] 2 All ER 630

Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company v New Garage & Motor co [1915] AC 7

 
E
 
Ecay v Godfrey [1947] 80 Lloyds Rep 286

Edgington v Fitzmaurice (1885) 29 Ch D 459

Edwards v Skyways [1964] 1 WLR 349

Entorres v Miles Far East [1955] 2 QB 327

Errington v Errington Woods [1952] 1 KB 290

Esso Petroleum v Customs & Excise [1976] 1 WLR 1

Esso Petroleum v Mardon [1976] QB 801

 
F
 

Felthouse v Bindley [1862] EWHC CP J35

Ferrera v Littlewoods Pools [1998] EWCA Civ 618

Fibrosa Spolka v Fairbairn [1943] AC 32

Fisher v Bell [1961] 1 QB 394

Foakes v Beer (1883-84) LR 9 App Cas 605

G

George Mitchell v Finney Lock Seeds [1983] QB 284

Glasbrook Bros v Glamorgan County Council [1925] AC 270

Gray v Barr [1971] 2 QB 554


 
H
 
Hadley v Baxendale [1854] EWHC Exch J70

Harlington & Leinster v Christopher Hull Fine Art [1991] 1 QB 564

Hartley v Ponsonby [1857] 7 EB 872

Hartog v Colin & Shields [1939] 3 All ER 566

Harvey v Facey [1893] AC 552

Heathcote Ball v Barry [2000] EWCA Civ 235

Herne Bay Steam Boat v Hutton [1903] 2 KB 683

HIH Casualty and General Insurance Ltd v Chase Manhattan Bank [2003] UKHL 6

Hirachand Punamchand v Temple [1911] 2 KB 330

Hochster v De la Tour (1853) 2 E & B 678

Hoenig v Isaacs[1952] 2 All ER 176

Hollier v Rambler Motors [1972] 2 WLR 401

Holman v Johnson (1775) 1 Cowp 341

Holtby v Brigham & Cowan [2000] 3 ALL ER 421

Holwell Securities v Hughes [1974] 1 WLR 155

Hong Kong Fir Shipping v Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha [1962] 2 QB 26

Horsfall v Thomas [1862] 1 H&C 90

Howard Marine v Ogden [1978] QB 574

Hughes v Metropolitan Railway (1876-77) LR 2 App Cas 439

Hutton v Warren [1836] EWHC Exch J61

Hyde v Wrench (1840) 49 ER 132
 
 
I

Ingram v Little [1961] 1 QB 31

Interfoto Picture Library v Stilletto [1989] QB 433

 
J
Jackson v Horizon Holidays [1975] 1 WLR 1468 
 

Jarvis v Swan Tours [1972] 3 WLR 954 

Jones v Padavatton [1969] 1 WLR 328

K
 

Kings Norton Metal co ltd v Edridge, Merrett & co ltd (1897) 14 TLR 98

 

Kpohraror v Woolwich Building Society [1996]4 AER 11

 

 

Krell v Henry [1903] 2 KB 740

L
L'Estrange v Graucob [1934] 2 KB 394
 
Lamare v Dixon (1873) LR 6 HL 414

Lampleigh v Braithwaite [1615] EWHC KB J17

Leaf v International Galleries [1950] 2 KB 86

Lewis v Avery [1971] 3 WLR 603

Liverpool City Council v Irwin [1977] AC 239

Lloyds Bank v Bundy [1975] QB 326

Lombard North Central plc v Butterworth [1987] 1 All ER 267

Long v Lloyd [1958] 1 WLR 753

Lumley v Wagner (1852) 42 ER 687

M

 

Maritime National Fish v Ocean Trawlers [1935] AC 524

Maskell v Horner [1915] 3 KB 106

McCutcheon v MacBrayne [1964] 1WLR 125

Merritt v Merritt [1970] 1 WLR 1211

Microbeads v Vinhurst Road Markings [1975] 1 WLR

Moberly v Alsop (1991) The Times 13 December

Moynes v Cooper 1956 1 KB 439

Murray v Leisureplay Plc [2005] EWCA Civ 963

N

Natwest Bank v Morgan [1985] AC 686

Natwest v Beaton [1997] EWCA Civ 1391

New Zealand Shipping v Satterthwaite [1975] AC 154

Niblett v Confectioners' Material [1921] 3 KB 387

Nicholl and Knight v Ashton, Eldridge & Co [1901] 2 KB 126

 
Nutbrown v Thornton (1805) 10 Ves 159

O

Occidental Worldwide Investment v Skibs (The Sibeon & The Sibotre) [1976] 1 Lloyds Rep 293

Olley v Marlborough Court [1949] 1 KB 532

Oscar Chess Ltd v Williams [1957] 1 WLR 370

P

 

Pao on v Lau Yiu Long[1979] 3 All ER 65

 
Parsons v Uttley Ingham [1978] QB 791 

Partridge v Crittenden (1968) 2 All ER 421

Patel v Ali [1984] 1 All ER 97

Payzu v Saunders [1919] 2 KB 581

Pearson's case 2 Lew. C.C. 144

Performance Cars Ltd v Abraham [1962] 1 QB 33

Peter Cassidy Seed Co Ltd v Osuustukkuk-Auppa Ltd [1957] 1 WLR 273

Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots [1953] 1 QB 401

Phillips v Brooks [1919] 2 KB 243

Phillips v Hyland [1987] 1 WLR 659

Photo Production v Securicor [1980] AC 827

Pilkington v Wood [1953] Ch 770

Pinnel's Case 1602 5 Rep, 117

Planche v Colburn [1831] EWHC KB J56

Poussard v Spiers (1876) 1 QBD 410

Q
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R

Raffles v Wichelhaus (1864) 2 H & C 906

Ramsgate Victoria Hotel v Montefoire (1866) LR 1 Ex 109

Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge [1998] 4 All ER 705

Re McArdle (1951) Ch 669

Re Moore & Landauer [1921] 2 KB 519

Redgrave v Hurd (1881) 20 Ch D 1

Ritchie v Atkinson (1808) 10 East 295

Rose & Frank Co v Crompton Bros [1925] AC 445

Routledge v Mackay [1954] 1 WLR 615

Rowland v Divall [1923] 2 KB 500

Royscott Trust v Rogerson [1991] 2 QB 297

S

 

Saunders v Anglia Building Society (Gallie v Lee) [1970] AC 1004

Saunders v Edwards [1987] 1 WLR 1116

 
Schawel v Reade [1913] 2 IR 81

Schuler v Wickman Tools [1974] AC 235

Scotson v Pegg [1861] EWHC Exch J2

Scott v Coulson [1903] 2 Ch 439

Shine v General Guarantee Corp [1988] 1 All ER 911

Shirlaw v Southern Foundries [1939] 2 KB 206

Shogan Finance v Hudson [2003] 3 WLR 1371

Simpkins v Pays [1955] 1 WLR 975

Skeate v Beale [1840] 11 Ad & El 983

Smith New Court Securities v Scrimgeour Vickers [1996] 3 WLR 1051

Smith v Eric Bush [1990] 1 AC 831

Smith v Hughes (1871) LR 6 QB 597

Smith v Land and House Property Corp (1884) 28 Ch D 7

Spencer v Harding Law Rep. 5 C. P. 561

Spurling v Bradshaw [1956] 1 WLR 461

Startup v MacDonald (1843) 6 Mann & G 593

Stevenson v Rogers [1999] 1 All ER 613

Stilk v Myrick [1809] EWHC KB J58

Sudbrook Trading Estate v Eggleton [1983] AC AC 444

Sumpter v Hedges (1898) 1 QB 673

T

Taylor v Caldwell (1863) 3 B & S 826

Thackwell v Barclays Bank Plc [1986] 1 All ER 676

The Mihalis Angelos [1971] 1 QB 164

The Monarch, Monarch Steamship Co Ltd v Karlshamns Oljefabriker (A/B) [1949] AC 196

The Moorcock (1889) 14 PD 64

Thompson v London, Midland and Scotland Railway Co [1930] 1 KB 41

Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking [1971] 2 WLR 585

Tool Metal Manufacturing v Tungsten [1955] 1 WLR 761

Tsakiroglou & Co Ltd v Noblee Thorl GmbH [1962] AC 93

Tweddle v Atkinson [1861] EWHC QB J57

U

UCB Corporate Services Ltd. v Williams [2002] EWCA Civ 555

Universe Tankships v International Transport Workers Federation, The Universe Sentinel[1983] 1AC 366

V
 

Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v Newman Industries Ltd. [1949] 2 KB 528

W

Walton Harvey Ltd v Walker & Homfrays Ltd [1931] 1 Ch 274

Walters v Morgan (1861) 3 DF & J 718

Ward v Byham [1956] 1 WLR 496

Warner Bros v Nelson [1937] 1 KB 209

White & Carter (Councils) Ltd v McGregor [1961] UKHL 5

Williams v Roffey Bros [1990] 2 WLR 1153

Wilson v Best Travel [1993] 1 All ER 353

With v O'Flanagan [1936] Ch 575

Woodhouse A.C. Israel Cocoa Ltd v Nigerian Product Marketing Co Ltd [1972] AC 741

 

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