British Racing Drivers' Club Ltd v Hextall Erskine & Company (A Firm)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1996
Year1996
CourtChancery Division
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38 cases
  • (1) Jeffrey Herrmann (2) Mina Gerowin Herrmann v Withers LLP
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 30 May 2012
    ...111 The implications of the 1986 rule changes for the assessment of costs claimed as damages were considered in British Racing Drivers' Club Ltd v Hextall Erskine & Co [1996] PNLR 523. In that case, the plaintiffs had incurred legal fees in attempting to mitigate loss caused by negligence o......
  • Primeo Fund (in Official Liquidation) v Bank of Bermuda (Cayman) Ltd and HSBC Securities Services (Luxembourg) Sa
    • Cayman Islands
    • Court of Appeal (Cayman Islands)
    • 13 June 2019
    ...[1957] 1 W.L.R. 582; [1957] 2 All E.R. 118, considered. (16)British Racing Drivers Club Ltd. v. Hextall Erskine & Co. (a Firm), [1996] 3 All E.R. 667; [1996] B.C.C. 727; [1996] P.N.L.R. 523, distinguished. (17)Cave v. Robinson Jarvis & Rolf, [2002] UKHL 18; [2002] 2 W.L.R. 1107; [2002] 2 Al......
  • Granada Group Ltd v The Law Debenture Pension Trust Corporation Plc
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 22 May 2015
    ...respect of arrangements and transactions which will or may benefit directors to the detriment of the company". 39 In British Racing Drivers Club Ltd v Hextall Erskine & Co [1996] BCC 727 at p.741A-B, Carnwarth J explained that this protection was not confined to instances of deliberate disl......
  • Pearce v European Reinsurance Consultants & Run-Off Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 12 July 2005
    ...Tiburon and in Lonhro v. Fayed (No.5) [1993] 1 WLR 1489. The only decisions to that effect are those of Carnwath J. in British Racing Drivers' Club v. Hextall Erskine & Co. [1996] PNLR 523, and of Ferris J. in Yudt v. Leonard Ross & Craig, 24 th July 1998. In Yudt, Ferris J. noted that the......
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  • CONTRACT DAMAGES AND THE PROMISEE'S ROLE IN ITS OWN LOSS.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 42 No. 2, April 2019
    • 1 January 2019
    ...is taken for decisions made by directors of the plaintiff company: British Racing Drivers' Club Ltd v Hextall Erskine & Co [1996] 3 All ER 667; Duke Group Ltd (in liq) v Pilmer (1999) 73 SASR 64, 146 [344] (Doyle CJ, Duggan and Bleby JJ). The promisee may still be guilty of contributory......

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