Arenson v Arenson

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
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5 cases
  • Arenson v Arenson
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 11 November 1975
    ...disclosed no reasonable cause of action against them. The matter was adjourned to Brightman J., who delivered a reserved judgment ( [1972] 1 W.L.R. 1196). He held that a clear line of authority ( Pappa v. Rose (1871) L.R. 7 C.P.32, (1872) L.R. 7 C.P.525; Tharsis Sulphur and Copper Co. Ltd......
  • Hayles v Hamilton
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 17 June 2010
    ...or the making of a ruling of no case to answer. It is perhaps helpful to be reminded of the well-known words of Brightman, J. in Arenson v. Arenson and another [1972] 2 All E.R. 939 at 946 f – h: “It is well established that the power of the Court to strike out a statement of claim on the g......
  • Kitchener (City) v. G.M. Gest Group Ltd. et al., [2003] O.T.C. 914 (SC)
    • Canada
    • Ontario Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • 20 August 2003
    ...289, refd to. [para. 53]. Finnegan v. Allen, [1943] 1 All E.R. 493 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 74]. Arenson v. Arenson et al., [1972] 2 All E.R. 939 (Ch. D.), refd to. [para. Corktown Films Inc. v. Ontario (1996), 18 O.T.C. 308 (Gen. Div.), refd to. [para. 75]. Bettes v. Boeing Canada/DeHavilla......
  • Craig v Stringer
    • New Zealand
    • High Court
    • 4 March 2016
    ...Disobedience of an unless order will of itself generally be regarded as contumelious conduct: Re Jokoi Tea Holdings Limited (Note) [1972] 1 WLR 1196 at pp 1202 – 1203 Sir Nicolas Browne-Wilkinson VC; Zhao v Wallace at [32]. In that event the conduct amounts to an abuse of process of the Cou......
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