Personal Rights in UK Law

  • Mountney v Treharne
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 Agosto 2002
    ... ... as part of his estate for bankruptcy purposes, free from any rights of the wife under or by virtue of the order. That in turn depends upon the ... it in the present context to refer to proprietary rather than personal rights, since otherwise the general principle that creditors of a bankrupt ... ...
  • Johnson v Gore Wood & Company (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 14 Diciembre 2000
    ... ... to the conduct of his business affairs generally, including his personal financial affairs. Since the present proceedings have not progressed ... This undertaking does not limit any other of Mr. Johnson's rights against [GW]." ... 15 A confidentiality clause in ... ...
  • Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Junio 1996
    ... ... old action for money had and received — what we nowadays call a personal claim in restitution at common law. With this precedent before him, ... The maxim must be taken as referring to rights which are suitable for judicial enforcement, but were not enforced at ... ...
  • Armstrong DLW GmbH v Winnington Networks Ltd
    • Chancery Division
    • 11 Enero 2012
    ... ... law restitutionary claims: a claim to vindicate its proprietary rights in the EUAs, which I refer to as the "proprietary restitutionary claim"; nd, secondly, a personal claim at law for restitution on the basis of unjust enrichment to recover ... ...
  • Shalson and Others v Russo and Others; Mimran and Another (Part 20 Claimants)
    • Chancery Division
    • 11 Julio 2003
    ... ... that there was in fact ever any question of Mr Mimran opening a personal account, or that Mr Mimran ever considered doing so, and none was opened ... acquire a 50 per cent holding in Rotch Italia SrL, which held the rights in Italy. Mr Shalson engaged solicitors, Paisner & Co, to act for him on ... ...
  • Bank Mellat v HM Treasury (No 2)
    • Supreme Court
    • 19 Junio 2013
    ... ... 1 of the First Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights ... He held that "on any view the effect has been substantial, and suffices ... objects, normally involving the invasion of the property or personal rights of identifiable persons. Cooper v Board of Works for the ... ...
  • Attorney-General v Blake (pet. all.)
    • House of Lords
    • 27 Julio 2000
    ... ... 15 Interference with rights of property ... 16 So I turn to established, ... is not clear why it should be any more permissible to expropriate personal rights than it is permissible to expropriate property rights ... ...
  • Nokes v Doncaster Amalgamated Collieries
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Agosto 1940
    ... ... 154, which transferred to the respondent company all the property, rights, powers, liabilities and duties of a number of colliery companies, ... Counsel for the Appellant argued that a contractual right to personal service was a personal right of the employer and was incapable of being ... ...
  • Brown v Stott (Procurator Fiscal, Dunfermline)
    • Privy Council
    • 05 Diciembre 2000
    ... ... The issue was whether, compatibly with the respondent's rights under article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights , the ... balance between the general interest of the community and the personal rights of the individual, the search for which balance has been described ... ...
  • M v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Marzo 2006
    ... ... 3 Ms M. does not complain that her rights under article 8 of, or article 1 of the First Protocol to, the European ... are the essence of family life, nor does it invade the sphere of personal and sexual autonomy which are the essence of private life. I regard the ... ...
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