Covenant in UK Law

  • Commissioners of Inland Revenue v Duke of Westminster
    • House of Lords
    • 07 May 1935
    ...... 1 In the year 1930 and in subsequent years the Respondent the Duke of Westminster executed a series of deeds in which he covenanted to pay to the several parties mentioned in the deed certain weekly sums for a period of seven years or the joint lives of the Parties. The recipients ......
  • Faccenda Chicken Ltd v Fowler
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 05 Dec 1985
    ...... (c) That the judge erred in law in holding that confidential information in his second class could be protected by a restrictive covenant. It was plain, it was submitted, that a restrictive covenant would not be enforced unless the protection sought was reasonably necessary to protect a ......
  • Co-operative Insurance Society Ltd v Argyll Stores (Holdings) Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 21 May 1997
    ......This was a breach of a covenant in their lease, which contained in clause 4(19) a positive obligation to keep the premises open for retail trade during the usual hours of business. ......
  • Medforth v Blake
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 May 1999
  • Yam Seng Pte Ltd (a Company Registered in Singapore) v International Trade Corporation Ltd
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 01 Feb 2013
  • Horrocks v Lowe
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 06 Oct 1972
    ......The contractor got as far as the roof when it was discovered that there were restrictive covenants prohibiting the land being developed for a club. The work had to be abandoned. The Corporation had to pay the Conservative Club compensation in the ......
  • Shell U.K. Ltd v Lostock Garage Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 Jun 1976
    ......I am, of course, see the argument on the other side. It is said that "a covenant in restraint of trade is invalid ab initio , or valid ab initio . There cannot come a moment at which it passes from the class of invalid to that ......
  • Shaw v Applegate
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 Feb 1977
    ......The covenant on which the plaintiffs sue was a covenant contained in a conveyance dated the 10th November, 1967, and made between a company called Service Machine ......
  • Shiloh Spinners Ltd v Harding
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 10 Feb 1971
    ...... . 2 The 1961 assignment contained covenants by Thornbers which, so far as presently relevant related to (i) fencing boundaries common to the retained and assigned land; (ii) keeping the top ......
  • Mid Essex Hospital Services Nhs Trust v Compass Group Uk and Ireland Ltd (trading as Medirest)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 15 Mar 2013
    ......In Kenny v Preen [1963] 1 QB 499 one of the questions was whether a landlord had committed a breach of the covenant for quiet enjoyment by asserting that the tenancy had come to an end. Pearson LJ said: "The judge accepted Mr. Sheridan's first contention ......
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