Beswick v Beswick

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
Judgment Date1965
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review – England and Wales
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 27 January 2021
    ...seems more likely than not, although it is a development that will be heralded no doubt by a very clear judgment.75 Beswick v. Beswick [1968] AC 58.76 Starlight Shipping Co v. Allianz Marine and others [2014] EWHC 3068 (Comm).© 2020 Law Business Research Ltd335Appendix 1ABOUT THE AUTHORSOLI......
  • Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review – England & Wales
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 10 January 2019
    ...Square Holding BV v. Talal El Makdessi (El Makdessi) and ParkingEye Ltd v. Beavis [2015] UKSC 67 (ParkingEye). 52 Beswick v. Beswick [1968] AC 58. © 2019 Law Business Research Appendix 1 ABOUT THE AUTHORS OLIVER E BROWNE Latham & Watkins Oliver Browne is a partner in the London office o......
5 books & journal articles
  • Privity of Contract – the Benefits and the Burdens of Law Reform
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 60-2, March 1997
    • 1 March 1997
    ...calls in (1990) 10 Legal Studies 12 and (1991) 54MLR 48).5 See para 1.6 of the Report.6 (1861) 1 B & S 393.7 See Beswick vBeswick [1968] AC 58.8Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co vSelfridge and Co Ltd. [1915] AC 847, The task of reforming such a discredited doctrine as privity, however, is far fr......
  • Contractual Intention under Section 1(1)(b) and 1(2) of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 63-6, November 2000
    • 1 November 2000
    ...could intend not togrant a directly enforceable right against the sub-contractor, without meaning theemployer to have no right at all.17 [1968] AC 58.18 Report para 7.46.19 Report para 7.18.The Modern Law Review [Vol. 63890 ßThe Modern Law Review Limited Surrounding circumstancesA related q......
  • Working around Work Choices: collective bargaining and the common law.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 31 Nbr. 3, December 2007
    • 1 December 2007
    ...Industrial and Related Legislation Amendment Bill 2007 (WA); Contractual Benefits Bill 2007 (WA). (116) See, eg, Beswick v Beswick [1968] AC 58; Silver v Dome Resources NL [2007] NSWSC 455 (Unreported, Hamilton J, 9 May (117) See James Crawford and Brian Opeskin, Australian Courts of Law (4......
  • Privity of contract: the potential impact of the law reform commission recommendations on irish contract law
    • Ireland
    • Irish Judicial Studies Journal Nbr. 2-10, July 2010
    • 1 July 2010
    ...“Strangers to Justice No Longer” (2001) 60 C.L.J. 353. 53 Andrews (above, note 52) at p. 359. 54 Andrews (above, note 52) at p. 359. 55 [1968] A.C. 58. 2010] Privity of Contract 127 which has been bargained for under the contract. Indeed, the solicitor has made no promise to the promisee to......
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