Godard v Gray

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of the Queen's Bench
Date1865
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50 cases
  • Krishnappa Chettiar and Others; Murugappa Chettiar
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1940
  • Hong Pian Tee v Les Placements Germain Gauthier Inc
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 21 March 2002
    ...is conclusive as to any matter thereby adjudicated upon and cannot be impeached for any error, whether of fact or of law: Godard v Gray [1870] LR 6 QB 139. In respect of such an action, an application for summary judgment may be made on the ground that the defendant has no defence to the cl......
  • Good Challenger Navegante SA v Metalexportimport SA
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 November 2003
    ...to the question whether it gives rise to an issue estoppel. 56 As the judge observed in paragraph 38, it has been established since Godard v Gray (1870) LR 6 QB 139 that a judgment in personam of a foreign court of competent jurisdiction cannot be questioned by the parties on the merits wh......
  • Tracomin S.A. v Sudan Oil Seeds Company Ltd (Nos. 1 and 2)
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • Invalid date
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments In Bermuda At Common Law
    • Bermuda
    • Mondaq Bermuda
    • 2 January 2018
    ...includes a company, partnership, association or other like body. 3 Williams v. Jones (1845) 13 M & W 628, 633; Goddard v. Gray (1870) LR 6 QB 139,147; Adams v. Cape Industries plc [1990] Ch 433, 513; Owens Bank Ltd v. Bracco [1992] 2 AC 443; Rubin v. Eurofinance SA & Ors [2012] UKSC......
  • Enforcing US judgments in Australia
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 24 June 2013
    ...obtain evidence in Australia for use in foreign court proceedings Enforcing foreign judgments in Australia: A case study 1Godard v Gray (1870) LR 6 QB 139, Ainslie v Ainslie (1927) 39 CLR 381 at 402, Norsemeter Holdings v Boele (No 1) [2002] NSWSC 370 at [14], Benefit Strategies Group Inc v......
4 books & journal articles
  • CONTEMPT ORDERS AND JUDICIAL “ATTACHMENT” OF EQUITABLE PROPERTY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2017, December 2017
    • 1 December 2017
    ...bringing of proceedings to enforce a foreign judgment. 76 See Poh Soon Kiat v Desert Palace Inc[2010] 1 SLR 1129. 77 See Godard v Gray(1870) LR 6 QB 139; Poh Soon Kiat v Desert Palace Inc[2010] 1 SLR 1129. 78 See Hong Pian Tee v Les Placements Germain Gauthier Inc[2002] 1 SLR(R) 515; Bellez......
  • PROBLEMS IN THE RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF US CLASS ACTION JUDGMENTS IN SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2013, December 2013
    • 1 December 2013
    ...Bower and Handley: Res Judicata (LexisNexis, 4th Ed, 2009) at para 1.10. 117Burrell v R(2008) 82 ALJR 1221 at [15]. 118Godard v Gray(1870) LR 6 QB 139. See also Hong Pian Tee v Les Placements Germain Gauthier Inc[2002] 1 SLR(R) 515 at [12]. 119 It has been said that privity may arise by way......
  • The Recognition, and Res Judicata Effect, of a United States Class Actions Judgment in England: A Rebuttal of V ivendi
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 75-2, March 2012
    • 1 March 2012
    ...Frenchjudgment, because of lack of reciprocity in French law for recognising US judgments).164 [1938] AC 485, 502–503.165 (1870–71) LR 6 QB 139; cf Schibsby n 82 above, 159,which rejected that contention in 1870.166 eg: In re Dulles’ Settlement (No 2) [1951] 1 Ch 842 (CA); Travers vHolley [......
  • David Hicks and Australian Proceeds of Crime Legislation: Can He Sell His Story?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 37-2, June 2009
    • 1 June 2009
    ...derives the literary proceeds in any other Australian State or Territory. 80 See Ricardo v Barcias (1845) 12 Cl & F 368; Goddard v Gray (1870) LR 6 QB 139, 150 (Blackburn J). 81 Yang v S & L Consulting [2009] NSWSC 223 (enforcement of Chinese arbitral award deemed not contrary); de Santis v......

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