Termination of Contract in UK Law

  • Johnson v Agnew
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Marzo 1979
    ... ... appeal arises in a vendors' action for specific performance of a contract for the sale of land, the appellant being the purchaser and the vendors ... under the general law of contract, that on such acceptance and termination the vendor may recover damages for breach of contract? ... 18 I now ... ...
  • Heyman v Darwins Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Febrero 1942
    ... ... 2 By a written contract dated 19th February, 1938, the Respondents, who are manufacturers of steel ... to enquire whether there was a repudiation and consequent termination of the contract; if there was, it was said, the arbitration clause did not ... ...
  • Wickman Machine Tool Sales Ltd v L. Schuler A.G.
    • House of Lords
    • 04 Abril 1973
    ... ... 9 ( b ) The termination of this Agreement shall be without prejudice to any rights or liabilities ... b )(i) which were not waived they were entitled to terminate the contract ... 11 I think it right first to consider the meaning of clause 11 ... ...
  • Lewis v Motorworld Garages Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 Agosto 1985
    ... ... Lewis's contract of employment which would have entitled him, had he so desired, to accept ... am, therefore, tendering my resignation, which should bring my termination of employment on Tuesday 31st August. The demotion and exclusion ... ...
  • Davis Contractors Ltd v Fareham Urban District Council
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Abril 1956
    ... ... On the 9th July, 1946, the parties had entered into a building contract whereby the Appellants agreed to build for the Respondents 78 houses at ... 46 The Appellants' case must rest on frustration, the termination of the contract by operation of law on the emergence of a fundamentally ... ...
  • Fibrosa Spolka Akcyjna v Fairbairn Lawson Combe Barbour Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 15 Junio 1942
    ... ... Leeds the business of manufacturing textile machinery, and by a contract in writing dated the 12th July, 1939, the Respondents agreed to supply the ... The doctrine as so stated appears to be confined to the termination of contracts by excusable impossibility and to enunciate a feature ... ...
  • Hurst v Bryk
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 04 Febrero 1997
    ... ... until May 1991 and steps were put in hand to secure an early termination. Following a partners' meeting on 11 September, notices were given to ... judge and before us that the doctrine of repudiation applies to a contract of partnership. It follows that if it can be established that the ... ...
  • Pioneer Shipping Ltd v B.T.P. Tioxide Ltd (Nema)
    • House of Lords
    • 16 Julio 1981
    ... ... The object sought to be achieved in construing any commercial contract is to ascertain what were the mutual intentions of the parties as to the ... , Charterers option 7 voyages, such option declarable at termination of 5th voyage or 30th September, 1979, whichever is the sooner. Intervals ... ...
  • Alan Ronald Geoffrey Hardy and Another v William Robert Griffiths and Another
    • Chancery Division
    • 02 Diciembre 2014
    ... ... 2 By a written contract dated 1 April 2011 the Defendants agreed to buy Laughton Manor from the ... a deposit was neither payable nor forfeitable if unpaid before termination of the contract (p. 8F-H). This argument was rejected by the Court of ... ...
  • Woodar Investment Development Ltd v Wimpey Construction U.K. Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 14 Febrero 1980
    ... ... in this action brought by the respondents ("Woodar") upon a contract of sale dated 21st February 1973. This contract related to 14 acres of ... ...
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