Breach of Contract in UK Law

  • Twinsectra Ltd v Yardley
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Mar 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. ......
  • Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company v New Garage and Motor Company
    • House of Lords
    • 01 Jul 1914
    ...... Judgment the full number of tyres covers or tubes sold by them in breach of the agreement and that he do disallow such increased costs if any", ......
  • Photo Production Ltd v Securicor Transport Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 14 Feb 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 ......
  • R v Ghosh
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 05 Apr 1982
  • Omilaju v Waltham Forest London Borough Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Nov 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 ......
  • Barlow Clowes International Ltd ((in Liquidation)) and Others v Eurotrust International Ltd (No 2)
    • Privy Council
    • 10 Oct 2005
    ...... dishonest state of mind on the part of the person who assists in a breach of trust. Such a state of mind may consist in knowledge that the ... of the businesses of members of the Barlow Clowes group, the contractual arrangements made with investors, the mechanisms for management of funds ......
  • Lewis v Motorworld Garages Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 Aug 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 ......
  • Moschi v Lep Services Ltd; Lep Air Services Ltd v Rolloswin Investments Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Apr 1972
    ...... there were other matters as regards which the company was then in breach of this agreement. . . 4 On 22nd December the Respondents claimed ... 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 ......
  • Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation v Buckland
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 Feb 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 ......
  • Suisse Atlantique Société d'Armement Maritime S.A. v N.v Rotterdamsche Kolen Centrale (Silvretta.)
    • House of Lords
    • 31 Mar 1966
    ......with the wilful intention of limiting the number of contractual voyages) failed to load and/or discharge the vessel: ( ... 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 ......
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