Contract Mistakes in UK Law

  • Bell v Lever Bros Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 15 December 1931
    ......The earlier contract with Mr. Bell was replaced by a fresh agreement for five years from the ...These mistakes may be by one party, or by both, and the legal effect may depend upon the ......
  • R v Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, ex parte A
    • House of Lords
    • 25 March 1999
  • Great Peace Shipping Ltd v Tsavliris Salvage (International) Ltd (Cape Providence)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 October 2002
    ...... exposition of the rules of law governing the effect of mistake on contract. In 1950 in Solle v Butcher [1950] 1 KB 671 Denning LJ identified an ...Mistakes have relevance in the law of contract in a number of different ......
  • Rose (F. E.) (London) v William H. Pim Jnr. & Company
    • Court of Appeal
    • 16 July 1953
    ...... 1 This dispute arises out of two contracts for the sale of North African horsebeans. . 2 The ......
  • R v Williams (Gladstone)
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 28 November 1983
  • FSHC Group Holdings Ltd v Glas Trust Corporation Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 31 July 2019
    ...... correct test to apply in deciding whether the written terms of a contract may be rectified because of a common mistake. Introduction ... 51 The jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery to correct mistakes in written instruments by rectification can be traced back to its roots in ......
  • Magee v Pennine Insurance Company Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 March 1969
    ...... I hereby agree that this Declaration shall be the basis of the Contract of Insurance between the Company and myself." . 7 Those ......
  • Margulead Ltd v Exide Technologies
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 06 May 2004
    ...... to an argument advanced by Margulead that Exide had affirmed the contract in dispute and therefore could not rely on the allegation that the ......
  • Pollway Ltd v Abdullah
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 February 1974
    ...... cent, of the purchase price shall be paid on the making of this contract to Messrs. May & Philpot as agents for the vendor." . 3 The ......
  • Montebianco Industrie Tessili S.p.A. v Carlyle Mills (London) Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 February 1981
    ...... the quality of the goods which have been supplied to them under contracts with those Italian manufacturers. They have therefore argued that they ......
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