Court System in UK Law

  • Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Jun 1997
    ....... . 14 This is not the first time the court has had to consider the meaning of section 3(b). The same question arose ... circumstances, and in particular by the need for an "efficient system" to enable I.C.S. to recover its outlay. However, the learned judge went ......
  • Johnson v Gore Wood & Company (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 14 Dic 2000
    ......, the plaintiff in the action, who appeals against a decision of the Court of Appeal dismissing the action as an abuse of the process of the court. ...v. Lectra Systems Ltd. and another [1997] RPC 443 ; Stein v. Blake and Others [1998] ......
  • Birkett v James
    • House of Lords
    • 25 May 1977
    ...... set forth in the Schedule thereto, namely, an Order of Her Majesty's Court of Appeal of the 2d of November 1976, might be reviewed before Her Majesty ......
  • Broome v Cassell & Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Feb 1972
    ...... set forth in the Schedule thereto, namely, an Order of Her Majesty's Court of Appeal of the 4th of March 1971, so far as therein stated to be ... of Justice Act, 1969, and thus avoid one stage in our three-tier system of appeals. But to impose on these litigants, to whom the question was, on ......
  • Spiliada Maritime Corporation v Cansulex Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Nov 1986
    ......The principles which the courts of this country should apply are comprehensibly reviewed and closely ...Take, for example, discovery. We know that there is a spectrum of systems of discovery applicable in various jurisdictions, ranging from limited ......
  • Denton and Others v Th White Ltd and Another; Decadent Vapours Ltd v Bevan and Others; Utilise Tds Ltd v Cranstoun Davies and Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 04 Jul 2014
    ...... [2014] EWCA Civ 906 IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM THE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION ... of delay and non-compliance is inflicting upon the civil justice system. The balance therefore needs to be redressed." . The paragraph then ......
  • Norwich Pharmacal Company v Commissioners of Customs and Excise
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Jun 1973
    ...... set forth in the Schedule thereto, namely an Order of Her Majesty's Court of Appeal of the 25th of July 1972, might be reviewed before Her Majesty ... be defeated without such a disclosure." And in another Civil Law System, though the example is rather on the margin of relevance, Erskine, in his ......
  • Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung v Rayner & Keeler Ltd and Others (Original Appeal) and Rayner & Keeler Ltd and Others v Courts and Others (Cross Appeal)
    • House of Lords
    • 18 May 1966
    ......The two parts of Germany are at present under different sovereignties: they have separate legal systems and are separate jurisdictions. According to the commonly accepted doctrine of private international law the courts of one state or jurisdiction ......
  • Allen v Sir Alfred McAlpine & Sons Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Ene 1968
    ...... [1968] EWCA Civ J0111-1 In The Supreme Court of Judicature Court of Appeal Civil Division . Before:- . ... 38 The procedure of the English Courts is based upon the adversary system. The underlying principle of civil litigation is that the Court takes no ......
  • Arnold v National Westminster Bank Plc
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Abr 1991
    ...... which for some other special reason ought to be considered by the Court of Appeal, but both were refused. The lessees then sought to appeal to the ......
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