Unilateral Agreement in UK Law

  • R (Miller and Another) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union; Re McCord's application
    • Supreme Court
    • 24 Ene 2017
    ...... Treaties to be given without first consulting or obtaining the agreement of the devolved legislatures. And, in the case of Northern Ireland, there ...The latter involves a unilateral action by the relevant constitutional bodies which effects a fundamental ......
  • Banque Financiere de la Cite v Parc (Battersea) Ltd and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Feb 1998
    ......Morritt L.J. held that the agreement expressed in the postponement letter was intended to be that of Holding ...But sometimes unilateral defeated expectations may be sufficient, e.g. payments made under a ......
  • Mannai Investment Company Ltd v Eagle Star Life Assurance Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 21 May 1997
    ......Holland . With that reasoning, I find myself in complete agreement. It follows that the central question in the appeal before your Lordships' ... commercial contracts, is by analogy of assistance in respect of unilateral notices such as those under consideration in the present case. Relying on ......
  • A v A (Children: Habitual Residence)
    • Supreme Court
    • 09 Set 2013
    ......She rejected the father's assertion that there was an agreement that the parents should reconcile and live in Pakistan. She accepted that ... for a child, one cannot change the child's habitual residence unilaterally: this dates back at least as far as a dictum of Lord Donaldson MR in the ......
  • O'Neill v Phillips
    • House of Lords
    • 20 May 1999
    ......It was contemplated that a formal agreement would be drafted to embody these terms and any others which might be found ... is any support in the authorities for such a stark right of unilateral withdrawal. There are cases, such as In re A Company (No. 006834 of 1988) ......
  • Marley v Rawlings and another
    • Supreme Court
    • 22 Ene 2014
    ......Thus, the court takes the same approach to interpretation of unilateral notices as it takes to interpretation of contracts — see Mannai ... expression, does not accurately reflect the [parties'] true agreement" — The Nai Genova [1984] 1 Lloyd's Rep 353, 359 . It is available ......
  • Pitt and Another v Holt and Another Futter and Another v Futter and Others
    • Supreme Court
    • 09 May 2013
    ...... 58 I have already indicated my general agreement with Lloyd LJ's judgment on the Hastings-Bass issue. Paragraphs 1 to 28 ...The fact that a unilateral mistake is sufficient (without the additional ingredient of ......
  • Payne v Payne
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 13 Feb 2001
    ......In fact, by agreement between the parties, the alternate weekend contact has been extended so ... proposals for relocation encourages applications in place of unilateral removal. Equally as this case demonstrates, a return following a wrongful ......
  • Gestmin SGPS S.A. v Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd and Another
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 15 Nov 2013
    ...... in April 2005 Gestmin and Credit Suisse entered into a Client Agreement under which Credit Suisse agreed to provide private banking services to ... order for rectification of the forms based on the doctrine of unilateral mistake. . . 127 As an alternative case, Gestmin argues ......
  • Williams v Roffey Bros & Nicholls (Contractors) Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 Nov 1989
    ...... additional £10,300, instead alleging an earlier and different agreement which the judge found had not been made. . . 13 In the amended ... the father's promise in this case as what is sometimes called a unilateral contract, a promise in return for an act, a promise by the father to pay ......
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