Distillers Company (Biochemicals) Ltd v Thompson

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date1971
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  • Morin v Bonhams & Brooks Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 December 2003
    ...or … what were the elements which constituted the gist of the relevant tort which it was alleged had been committed?": see Distillers Co. Ltd. v. Thompson [1971] AC 458, 469A-B; Metall und Rohstoff AG v. Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette Inc. [1990] QB 391, 437B-G and 449B-D; and Dicey &......
  • Sevcon Ltd v Lucas CAV Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 17 April 1986
    ...Rubber Co. v. Firestone Tyre & Rubber Co. Ltd. [1975] 1 W.L.R. 819 founded on the decision of the Privy Council in Distillers Co. (Biochemicals) Ltd. v. Thompson [1971] A.C. 458, on the question whether a cause of action arose within a particular jurisdiction under the provision of a ......
  • Base Metal Trading Ltd v Shamurin
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 22 October 2003
    ...being intended to be acted upon in that forum and likely to cause damage there to those who in consequence place reliance on it. In Distillers Co. v. Thompson [1971] AC 458 an English company, Distillers, manufactured in England a sedative and sleep-inducing drug the principal ingredient of......
  • Multinational Gas and Petrochemical Company v Multinational Gas and Petrochemical Services Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 February 1983
    ...(by which was meant prepare) financial estimates and forecasts which were inadequate. Following what Lord Pearson said in Distillers Co. (Biochemicals) Ltd. v. Thompson [1971] A.C. 458 at page 468 I look back over the series of events alleged to constitute the tort and ask myself the quest......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Choice of Law in Tort—Blending in with the Landscape of the Conflict of Laws?
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 61-1, January 1998
    • 1 January 1998
    ...to serve out. Thecase for rejection of the dictum in The Albaforth46is stronger than ever.41 [1986] AC 71.42 A. Briggs, n 1 above, 524.43 [1971] AC 458.44 [1980] 1 WLR 1248.45 s 12, n 73 below.46 Text to n 40 above.January 1998] Choice of Law in TortThe Modern Law Review Limited 1998 Even w......
  • Neilson v Overseas Projects Corporation of Victoria Ltd: renvoi and presumptions about foreign law.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 30 Nbr. 1, April 2006
    • 1 April 2006
    ...QB 674. (90) See, eg, Keyes, 'The Doctrine of Renvoi in International Torts', above n 64, 6. (91) Neilson (2005) 221 ALR 213, 239. (92) [1971] AC 458, 468 (Lord Pearson) ('Distillers Case'). This test was approved and applied by the High Court of Australia in Voth v Manildra Flour Mills Pty......

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