Groom v Crocker

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtKing's Bench Division
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44 cases
  • Sandys v Irish Agricultural Machinery Ltd
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 24 February 1965
    ... ... by the insurance company and that such costs were payable out of the Fund as they had been incurred with the consent of the insurance company; Groom v. CrockerELR [1939] 1 K. B. 194 approved; 4, that the sum of £383 18s. 6d., being the costs incurred by the solicitors instructed by the ... ...
  • Biffa Waste Services Ltd v Maschinenfabrik Ernst Hese GmbH
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Technology and Construction Court)
    • 31 October 2008
    ...Hingcase we can see the beginning of the redirection of the common law away from the contractual solution adopted in Groom v. Crocker [1939] 1 K.B. 194, towards the recognition of concurrent remedies in contract and 174 I therefore consider that the approach of Judge Fox-Andrews QC in Surr......
  • The Cultural Foundation (doing business as American School of Dubai) v Beazley Furlonge Ltd (as managing agent for Syndicate AFB 2623/623 at Lloyd's)
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 8 May 2018
    ...a solicitor to conduct the defence, they thereby create the relationship of solicitor and client between the solicitor and the assured— Groom v Crocker [1939] 1 KB 194 at pp. 202–203. (4) The normal consequence of this is that the assured becomes liable to pay the solicitor's costs, even i......
  • Greene Wood and McLean v Templeton Insurance Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 26 October 2010
    ...on the instructions of QBE, they owed duties to both QBE and GWM in accordance with the well known principles set out in Groom v Crocker [1939] 1 KB 194. In fact, they must be taken to have been acting both for QBE and GWM as joint clients, since otherwise they were not authorised to make ......
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