Pecuniary Remedies in UK Law

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Leading Cases
  • Perestrello e Companhia Limitada v United Paint Company Ltd
    • Court of Appeal
    • 13 Dic 1968

    Accordingly, if a plaintiff has suffered damage of a kind which is not the necessary and immediate consequence of the wrongful act, he must warn the defendant in the pleadings that the compensation claimed will extend to this damage, thus showing the defendant the case he has to meet and assisting him in computing a payment into court.

  • IM Properties Plc v Cape & Dalgleish (A Firm)
    • Court of Appeal
    • 20 May 1998

    The outcome was that the only claim which they made and which they were entitled to make in the action was for their unrecovered loss. The question then arose of the award of interest under s.35A of the Supreme Court Act 1981. But it is not necessary to express any view whether the references to payment in that section are to be confined to payments made by the relevant opposite party against whom judgment has been obtained.

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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Clyde Procure Alert: Too Good To Be True? 'Free' Contracts And Public Procurement
    • Mondaq UK
    • 31 de Octubre de 2018
    ...... directives, define a public contract as "contracts for pecuniary interest concluded in writing between one or more economic operators and ... amount to an illegal direct award, vulnerable to a range of legal remedies. The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to ......
  • UK Residents Can Sue Google Inc In England For Misuse Of Private Information
    • Mondaq UK
    • 21 de Abril de 2015
    ...... be broader implications from its conclusions, for example as to remedies, limitation and vicarious liability and such points will need to be ... "damage" and found that it does not distinguish between pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage. There was no linguistic reason to interpret the ......
  • Landmark Decision In Vidal-Hall v Google Inc
    • Mondaq UK
    • 29 de Abril de 2015
    ......The implications this will have as to remedies, limitation periods and vicarious liability will be considered as and when ... section 13(2) of the DPA, which limits the right to non-pecuniary damages, on the grounds that this conflicts with the rights granted in ......
  • UK Court of Appeal Establishes Data Protection Rights in Privacy Case
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    • 9 de Abril de 2015
    A recent English Court of Appeal judgment could significantly broaden the circumstances in which data protection litigation can be brought – and damages can be awarded – under English law. Backgrou...
    ...... of a claim for misuse of private information; whether pecuniary loss is an essential element in order to bring a claim for damages under ... as a tort may have broader implications, such as in relation to remedies (under which damages would no longer be discretionary), limitation periods ......
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