Hawkins v Price

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
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23 cases
  • Loh Chin Kok and Another v Lee Teck Seng Paul
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 13 August 1996
    ... ... plaintiffs of a freehold property known as unit 8-J ICB Shopping Centre, Yio Chu Kang Road, Singapore 1954 (the defendant`s property) at a price of $180,000. Alternatively and in addition to the claim for specific performance, the first and second plaintiffs claim damages for alleged breach of ... That being the case, the omission of the completion date ought not to preclude the first plaintiff from bringing this action: see Hawkins v Price [1947] Ch D 645. But even if it is said that the December 1993 completion date was not solely for the first plaintiff`s benefit, so that it ... ...
  • Mulhall v Haren
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 January 1981
    ...purpose of the Statute. It is clear that the writing must contain all the materia terms of the oral agreement: see Hawkins .v. Price( (1947) Ch. 645); Tiverton Estates Ltd. .v. Wearwell Ltd. at p. 161 per Lord Denning. In this case, the letter from the defendant's solicitors dated the 15th......
  • Timmins v Moreland Street Property Company Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 30 July 1957
    ...term is a matter of any substance, may vitiate the memorandum, as in Johnson v. Humphrey, 1946 1 All England Reports, page 460, and Hawkins v. Price, 1947 Chancery, page 645. 32 I cannot accept this view. The question here is whether the memorandum relied upon by the Plaintiff sufficiently ......
  • Tiverton Estates Ltd v Wearwell Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 November 1973
    ...12% per annum". Those seem to me to be material terms which, being omitted from the note be memorandum, are fatal to its validity, see Hawkins v. Price (1947) Ch. 645. 49 In some circumstances it would not be right to vacate the Caution. For instance, if the cautioner had a substantial poin......
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