East v Pantiles (Plant Hire) Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1981
Year1981
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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101 cases
  • Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd and another
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 1 July 2009
    ...v West Bromwich Building Society [1998] 1 WLR 896) is no reason for not giving effect to what they appear to have meant. 22 In East v Pantiles (Plant Hire) Ltd (1981) 263 EG 61 Brightman J stated the conditions for what he called "correction of mistakes by construction": "Two conditions m......
  • Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd and another
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 1 July 2009
    ...v West Bromwich Building Society [1998] 1 WLR 896) is no reason for not giving effect to what they appear to have meant. 22 In East v Pantiles (Plant Hire) Ltd (1981) 263 EG 61 Brightman J stated the conditions for what he called "correction of mistakes by construction": "Two conditions m......
  • Andrew Mark Metson Parker v Jamie Trevor Roberts
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 7 February 2019
    ...UKHL 38, [2009] 1 AC 1101 at [22] Lord Hoffmann approved the following statement of principle from East v Pantiles (Plant Hire Ltd) [1982] 2 EGLR 111, subject to two qualifications which are immaterial for present purposes: “Two conditions must be satisfied: first, there must be a clear mi......
  • Soon Kok Tiang and others v DBS Bank Ltd and another matter
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 10 December 2010
    ...an obvious clerical mistake by the process of construction were laid down by Brightman LJ in East v Pantiles (Plant Hire) Ltd [1982] 2 EGLR 111, 112, as follows: … Two conditions must be satisfied: first, there must be a clear mistake on the face of the instrument; secondly, it must be clea......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Contractual interpretation disputes from the Trustee's perspective: The saga continues
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 23 June 2016
    ...the mistake (Lord Hoffmann in Chartbrook, par. 22-25, with reference to Brightman U's views set out in East v Pantiles (Plant Hire) Ltd [1981] 263 EG 61). In relation to the requirements for implication of terms, the judge referred to the strict conditions recently set out by the Supreme Co......
  • McDonagh v Bank Of Scotland & Others [2018] EWHC 3262 (Ch)
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 9 January 2019
    ...in its absence, should be rejected in favour of the construction set out in (b) above. Whilst East v Pantiles (Plant Hire) Ltd (1981) 263 E.G. 61, KPMG LLP v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd [2007] Bus LR 1336 and Chartbrook permitted the Court to adopt the Bank's alternative approach to cor......
3 books & journal articles
  • CLARIFYING RECTIFICATION IN SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2015, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015
    ...1 WLR 1333 at [194]. 11[2013] 4 SLR 193. 12 Sembcorp Marine Ltd v PPL Holdings Pte Ltd [2013] 4 SLR 193 at [38]–[40] and [65]. 13 [1982] 2 EGLR 111. 14 East v Pantiles (Plant Hire) Ltd [1982] 2 EGLR 111 at 112. 15 [2009] 1 AC 1101. 16 Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd [2009] 1 AC 1101 at......
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2021, December 2021
    • 1 December 2021
    ...Pte Ltd [2021] 5 SLR 648 at [59], citing Edwards Jason Glenn v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [2012] SGHC 61 at [60]. 23 [1982] 2 EGLR 111. 24 [2009] 1 AC 1101. 25 Yap Son On v Ding Pei Zhen [2017] 1 SLR 219 at [67]. 26 [2021] SGHC 197. 27 See para 13.26 above. 28 See paras 13.......
  • WHERE JUDICIAL AND LEGISLATIVE POWERS CONFLICT
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2016, December 2016
    • 1 December 2016
    ...and Speeches (Oxford University Press, 2000) ch 2, at p 32, cited in Lim Meng Suang v Attorney-General[2015] 1 SLR 26 at [179]. 132 [1982] 2 EGLR 111. 133 East v Pantiles (Plant Hire) LtdUNK [1982] 2 EGLR 111 at 112. 134 [2008] SGHC 241. 135 Ng Swee Hua v Auston International Group Ltd [200......

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