Griffith v Brymer

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Year1903
Date1903
CourtKing's Bench Division
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8 cases
  • Fibrosa Spolka Akcyjna v Fairbairn Lawson Combe Barbour Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 15 June 1942
    ...at all, with the coronation cases. They were conveniently tabulated by Mr. Holmes in the course of his argument. Clark v. Lindsay and Griffith v. Brymer (both reported in 19 T.L.R. at pp. 202 and 434 respectively) may be disregarded, since in each case the contract was entered into under a ......
  • Great Peace Shipping Ltd v Tsavliris Salvage (International) Ltd (Cape Providence)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 October 2002
    ...about and for." Thus the coronation cases are to be explained on the basis that each contract was for 'a room with a view'. 67 In Griffith v Brymer (1903) 19 TLR 434 the same principle was applied to a situation where there was a common mistake at the time of conclusion of the contract. The......
  • John Lobb S.A.S v John Lobb Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 8 September 2022
    ...radically and essentially alter the nature of the 2008 Agreement. 164 Mr Mill referred me to the coronation case of Griffith v Brymer [1903] 19 TLR 434 as an example of a case where a contract was held void for common mistake, notwithstanding that the contract was, in one sense at least, st......
  • John Lobb S.A.S v John Lobb Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 8 September 2022
    ...radically and essentially alter the nature of the 2008 Agreement. 164 Mr Mill referred me to the coronation case of Griffith v Brymer [1903] 19 TLR 434 as an example of a case where a contract was held void for common mistake, notwithstanding that the contract was, in one sense at least, st......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Frustration
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • 4 August 2020
    ...events of this kind occur. The interpretation of these force majeure clauses will 6 See Chapter 13, Section C. 7 Griff‌ith v Brymer (1903), 19 TLR 434 (KB). F rustration 657 be brief‌ly considered before turning to an account of the consequences of frustration at common law. B. DEVELOPMENT ......
  • Frustration
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Contracts Part Three
    • 1 September 2005
    ...this kind occur. The interpretation of these so-called force majeure clauses will 6 See Chapter 13, section C. 7 Griff‌ith v. Brymer (1903), 19 T.L.R. 434. THE L AW OF CONTR ACTS 568 be brief‌ly considered before turning to an account of the consequences of frustration at common law. B. DEV......

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