Breach of Contract in UK Law

  • Twinsectra Ltd v Yardley
    • House of Lords
    • 21 March 2002
    ... ... The basis of the claim was that the payment by Sims to Mr Leach in breach of the undertaking was a breach of trust and that he was liable for ... between "knowingly" interfering with the due performance of a contract and interfering with the relationship between a trustee and a beneficiary ... ...
  • Omilaju v Waltham Forest London Borough Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 November 2004
    ... ... , harassment and victimisation, I see this act not only as a breach of the expressed terms of my contract of employment but also an act that ... ...
  • Photo Production Ltd v Securicor Transport Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 14 February 1980
    ... ... In 1968 it entered into a contract with the respondents by which for a charge of £8.15.0d. (old currency) ... (i) in the respondents' favour invoking the doctrine of fundamental breach. Waller L.J. in addition would have decided for the respondents on issue ... ...
  • Lewis v Motorworld Garages Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 August 1985
    ... ... the Employment Appeal accepted, that this unilateral demotion was a breach by the respondents of a fundamental term of Mr. Lewis's contract of ... ...
  • Harpreet Kaur v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 May 2018
    ... ... I am left with no choice but to resign in light of the fundamental breach of contract and a fundamental breach of trust and confidence. I ... ...
  • Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation v Buckland
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 February 2010
    ... ... conduct of an employer who is said to have committed a fundamental breach of the contract of employment is to be judged by a unitary test or a ... ...
  • Banco De Portugal v Waterlow and Sons, Ltd (Rrspondents)
    • House of Lords
    • 28 April 1932
    ... ... Under a contract dated the 27th November, 1922, and a repeat order under that contract ... the Courts below, and as they admitted on Appeal, were guilty of a breach of an absolute duty to the Bank under the contracts referred to because, ... ...
  • Suisse Atlantique Société d'Armement Maritime S.A. v N.v Rotterdamsche Kolen Centrale (Silvretta.)
    • House of Lords
    • 31 March 1966
    ... ... 11 If in this case the Appellants had been able to establish a breach of the charterparty other than by the detention of the vessel, then ... 354 "The effect of a deviation upon a contract of carriage by sea has been stated in a variety of cases but not in ... ...
  • Moschi v Lep Services Ltd; Lep Air Services Ltd v Rolloswin Investments Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 26 April 1972
    ... ... there were other matters as regards which the company was then in breach of this agreement ... 4 On 22nd December the Respondents claimed that ... breaches which they were entitled to treat as bringing the contract to an end. I think that they were right and that the contract was lawfully ... ...
  • Meikle v Nottinghamshire County Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 July 2004
    ... ... as written confirmation that I am treating your actions as both a breach of the implied contractual term of mutual trust and confidence and ... Mrs Meikle resigned in response to a fundamental breach of contract by NCC ... 17 On 4 July 2000 she ... ...
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