Estoppel by Conduct in UK Law

  • Peyman v Lanjani
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Apr 1984
    ......He regarded his conduct in relation to the operation of his clients' account in respect of the ... the court had no jurisdiction to entertain it and no question of estoppel or waiver could arise. The House of Lords held (1) (Viscount Dilhorne ......
  • Hunter and Others v Chief Constable of West Midlands
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 Jan 1980
    ...... out these actions, the police relyfirst on the law as to issue estoppel. They say that the six men are estopped from raising again an issue which ..., estoppel by deed, estoppel by representation, estoppel by conduct, estoppel by acquiescence, estoppel by election or waiver, estoppel by ......
  • Habib Bank Ltd v Habib Bank A.G. Zurich
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 Dec 1980
    ...... at that time by which corporate entity the actual business was conducted. The whole Group was under the management of members of the Habib family. ... are prayed in aid in support of a plea of acquiescence laches and estoppel. . 14 The learned judge, in a careful and detailed ......
  • Johnson v Gore Wood & Company (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 14 Dec 2000
    ...... . 3 Mr. Johnson is a business man who conducted his business affairs through a number of companies. One of his businesses ... of Appeal held, differing from the judge, that there had been no estoppel by convention. But it also held that there had been an abuse under the ......
  • Moorgate Mercantile Company Ltd v Twitchings
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 Jun 1975
    ...... blameworthiness may give rise to an action for negligence, or to estoppel by negligence or by conduct. These are subject to quite different ......
  • Yeoman's Row Management Ltd and another v Cobbe
    • House of Lords
    • 30 Jul 2008
    ...... (i) First, there is proprietary estoppel. B has, with the encouragement of A, spent time and money in obtaining the ...In all the circumstances, including the conduct of the parties and their mutual beliefs and intentions, the minimum equity ......
  • Thorner v Curtis and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Mar 2009
    ...... Such a claim, under the principle known as proprietary estoppel, requires the claimant to prove a promise or assurance that he will ..."a matter of implication and inference from indirect statements and conduct." It consisted of such matters as handing over to David in 1990 an ......
  • Stack v Dowden
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Apr 2007
    ...... trustee of a legal estate in land, whenever the trustee has so conducted himself that it would be inequitable to allow him to deny to the cestui ... and at some length, at 813G-815G; he had also referred to estoppel, but only to exclude it). In Pettitt Lord Reid had made a passing ......
  • Yaxley v Gotts and another
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 Jun 1999
    ...... passage, at the end of the judgment, concerned with proprietary estoppel). The Judge accepted the evidence of the claimant, Mr Keith Yaxley, and ... as between themselves that the parties may have created by their conduct or otherwise." . . 36 In this case that principle must ......
  • Oxley v Hiscock
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 06 May 2004
    ...... for Mrs Oxley's claim in constructive trust or proprietary estoppel; and which distinguishes that claim from one founded on resulting trust ... or understanding (not evidenced in writing) or from subsequent conduct, to establish the existence of a constructive trust; or else to rely on a ......
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