Best Efforts in UK Law

  • MK v CK
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 07 Jul 2011
    ...... saying that she had considered the case very carefully, had done her best, and would refuse permission. . 7 The ... . 30 Despite Mr Scott's valiant efforts, I am in no doubt that Ms Eaton succeeds in all of her three criticisms ......
  • OBG Ltd and another v Allan and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 02 May 2007
    ...... for 'general principles of liability' based on types of conduct is at best a waste of time and at worst a potential source of serious confusion; and ...By clause 6 of the agreement they agreed to use their best efforts to ensure that no one else would take any photographs. . . 109 ......
  • White v White
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Oct 2000
    ....... . 2 So what is the best method of seeking to achieve a generally accepted standard of fairness? ... was a marital and also a business partnership in which, by their efforts and commitment, each contributed to the full for 33 years, and any attempt ......
  • Cowan v Cowan
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 May 2001
    ...... reform will be attempted more than once in a generation, at best. But after more than thirty years of judicial tinkering it is evident to ...Why ever should they? If a husband and wife by their joint efforts over many years, his directly in his business and hers indirectly at home, ......
  • Re A, v, M, H (Contact: Domestic Violence)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 Jun 2000
    ...... his past conduct, be aware of the need to change and make genuine efforts to do so, will be likely to be an important consideration. Wall J in re M ... movement away from rights towards responsibilities of the parents and best interests of the child. In re M (Contact: Welfare Test) [1995] 1 FLR 274 ......
  • Lambert v Lambert
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 Nov 2002
    ...... he made the major decisions on modernisation and the wife did her best to implement these when he was away." . He noted that for at least ... the need arose by her willingness to support the husband in his efforts to develop the business." . . 12 Turning to the ......
  • Dubai Aluminium Company Ltd v Salaam
    • House of Lords
    • 05 Dic 2002
    ......Perhaps the best general answer is that the wrongful conduct must be so closely connected ... the agent, and being the person who will have the benefit of his efforts if successful, it is not unjust he should bear the risk of the agent ......
  • Marcan Shipping (London) Ltd v Kefalas and Candida Corporation
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 May 2007
    ...... only do the events with which it is concerned stretch back over the best part of twenty-five years, but Mr. Yamvrias and Mr. Kefalas are both ...Yamvrias describing the efforts he had made to comply with it. He also referred to criticisms made of Mr. ......
  • Rio Tinto Zinc Corporation v Westinghouse Electric Corporation; Re Westinghouse Electric Corporation Uranium Contract Litigation M.D.L. Docket No. 235 (No. 1) and (No. 2)
    • House of Lords
    • 01 Dic 1977
    ...... the evidence of those it was wished to examine, pointing out that efforts to obtain such evidence in Canada, Australia, South Africa and France had ... States District Court Judge (Judge Merhige) appear to have done their best to limit the request to evidence admissible at the trial; and, as respects ......
  • Charman v Charman (No 2)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 May 2007
    ...... is applied to it year in and year out at every level, it is always best to start and end in that familiar section. … The obvious starting point ... the marriage, had pooled some of the assets built up by their efforts but had chosen to keep other such assets under their separate control, the ......
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