Party Walls in UK Law

  • Bolkiah (Prince Jefri) v KPMG (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 18 Dec 1999
    ......He said that the intrinsic difficulty with Chinese Walls was that, while they were well adapted to deal with foreseeable or ... was not aware that he had consulted his partner, was retained by the party opposite in the same matter. The judge granted an injunction to restrain ......
  • Norris and Norris T/A Norris Brothers v Walls and Walls and Northern Ireland Housing Executive. (Third Party)
    • Chancery Division (Northern Ireland)
  • Ruxley Electronics and Construction Ltd v Forsyth
    • House of Lords
    • 29 Jun 1995
    ...... criteria normally proceed on the assumption that each contracting party's interest in the bargain was purely commercial and that the loss ... calling for the erection of a house with cement rendered external walls of second-hand bricks, the builder has constructed the walls with new ......
  • Gale v Superdrug Stores Plc
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 Apr 1996
    ......Where admissions of fact or of part of a case are made by a party to a cause or matter either by his pleadings or otherwise, any other party ... Practice refers to the decision in this court of Bird v Birds Eye Walls Ltd on 21 July 1987 reported only in the Times for 24 July 1987 . ......
  • Murphy v Brentwood District Council
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Jul 1990
    ......From 1981 onwards serious cracks started appearing in the internal walls of the house. In addition, wet patches appeared in the lawn. The plaintiff ... under a duty to another to take reasonable care to prevent a third party from committing a tort against that other. So the case had affinities with ......
  • Liesbosch Dredger (Owners of) v Owners of SS Edison (The Liesbosch)
    • House of Lords
    • 28 Feb 1933
    ...... Patras for the construction under heavy penalties of piers and quay walls at Patras; the work involved among other things a considerable amount of ... at the end of her voyage, plus the profits lost under the charter party. The same principle was extended in the Racine , 1906, P. 273 , to a ......
  • Wheat v E. Lacon & Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 15 Feb 1966
    ......The distance between the two walls was 2 ft. 9 ins.: these walls did not go to the bottom of the staircase. ... has control so far as material) of the premises permits a third party to make of the premises." . . 88 This illustrates that ......
  • Liverpool City Council v Irwin
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 Jul 1975
    ......Lights ripped off walls. We have tried everything". The Judge himself visited the block and put ... them did the Court ask: What did both parties intend? If asked, each party would have said he never gave it a thought: or the one would have intended ......
  • Westminster City Council v Southern Railway Company
    • House of Lords
    • 20 May 1936
    ...... companies whose names they bear: they are built or placed against walls of the station, except one, which is erected in a central space on the ...The licence is terminable on three months' notice by either party. The licensees are to pay or bear rates and taxes (except landlords' ......
  • Dutton v Bognor Regis Urban District Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 Dec 1971
    ......But he did not bother much about the inner walls. He notified the Council that the trenches were ready for inspection. The ... of this century, most lawyers believed that no one who was not a party to a contract could sue on it or anything arising out of it. They held ......
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