Joscelyne v Nissen

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
JudgeLORD JUSTICE RUSSELL,LORD JUSTICE SACHS
Judgment Date19 December 1969
Judgment citation (vLex)[1969] EWCA Civ J1219-3
Docket NumberPlaint No. X 2417
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
Date19 December 1969
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256 cases
  • Irish Life Assurance Company Ltd v Dublin Land Securities Ltd
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 2 May 1986
    ...304 HILLINGDON ESTATES LTD V STONEFIELD ESTATES LTD 1952 CH 627 IN RE, GREEN DALE BUILDING COMPANY LTD 1977 IR 256 JOSCELYNE V NISSEN 1970 2 QB 86, 1970 2 WLR 509, 1970 1 AER 1213 MONAGHAN CO COUNCIL V VAUGHAN 1948 IR 306 NOLAN V GRAVES & HAMILTON 1946 IR 376, 81 ILTR 9 RIVERLATE PRO......
  • Irish Life Assurance Company Ltd v Dublin Land Securities Ltd
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 26 July 1989
    ...rectify, provided that prior accord in relation to that provision has been outwardly expressed or communicated. Joscelyne v. NissenELR [1970] 2 Q.B. 86 and Rooney & McParland v. CarlinDNI [1981] N.I. 138 followed: dicta of Denning L.J. in Rose v. PimELR [1953] 2 Q.B. 450 (approved in Lucey ......
  • Scragg (Ernest) & Sons Ltd Perseverance Banking and Trust Company Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 2 April 1973
    ...intention and is further satisfied as to what their common intention was." That is a statement which was accepted by this Court in Joscelyne v. Nissen 1970 2 Q.B. 86, and repeated quite recently by Mr. Justice Brightman in Lloyd v. Stanbury 1971 1 W.L.R. 525 at page 542. The evidence here d......
  • Dunlop Haywards DHL Ltd v Barbon Insurance Group Ltd and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 28 April 2009
    ...aspects of the principles of rectification to any great degree. It is sufficient to refer to the conditions set out in cases such as Joscelyne v. Nissen [1970] QB 86, Agip SpA v. Navigazione Alta Italia SpA (The Nai Genova and Nai Superba) [1984] 1 Lloyd's Rep 353 or The Demetra K [2002] 2 ......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Clarifies Test For Rectifying Terms Of Written Contract For Common Mistake
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 8 August 2019
    ...was executed. The requirement for a pre-existing contract was authoritatively rejected by the Court of Appeal in Joscelyne v Nissen [1970] 2 QB 86, though the court made it clear that some "outward expression of accord" was required - in other words, the requirement was for a common intenti......
  • Common Mistake, Rectification And The Danger Of Box-ticking
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 16 September 2021
    ...expression of accord" between the parties having the common intention that was not reflected in the contract (see also Joscelyne v Nissen [1970] 2 QB 86), subject only to an in pension scheme cases; b) The exception in pension scheme cases is that it is sufficient for the employer's and the......
  • Common Mistake, Rectification And The Danger Of Box-ticking
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 16 September 2021
    ...expression of accord" between the parties having the common intention that was not reflected in the contract (see also Joscelyne v Nissen [1970] 2 QB 86), subject only to an in pension scheme cases; b) The exception in pension scheme cases is that it is sufficient for the employer's and the......
7 books & journal articles
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Equitable Remedies. Second Edition
    • 18 June 2013
    ...228, [1916] S.C.J. No. 36 ................................................................................ 20, 305 Joscelyne v. Nissen, [1970] 2 Q.B. 86, [1970] 2 W.L.R. 509, [1970] 1 All E.R. 1213 (C.A.) ....................................................................... 504 J-Tech Des......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • 18 November 2023
    ...86, 108, 109 Jones v Tucker (1916), 53 SCR 431, 30 DLR 228, [1916] SCJ No 36 .............22, 421 Joscelyne v Nissen, [1970] 2 QB 86, [1970] 2 WLR 509, [1970] 1 All ER 1213 (CA) ........................................................................... 685 JSC BTA Bank v A, [2010] EWCA Civ......
  • Mistake
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • 4 August 2020
    ...Golf & Tennis Club v Performance Industries Ltd , 256 in the following terms: “The modern approach, I think, is captured by the 251 [1970] 1 All ER 1213 (CA) [ Joscelyne v Nissen ]. See also Dynamex Canada Inc v Miller (1998), 161 Nf‌ld & PEIR 97 (Nf‌ld CA) at para 23; Williamson v Williams......
  • Rectification
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • 18 November 2023
    ...(HCJ), af’d (1980), 26 OR (2d) 746 (CA), leave to appeal to SCC refused (1980), 32 NR 538 [ Peter Pan Drive-In ]; Joscelyne v Nissen , [1970] 2 QB 86 (CA); Fraser v Houston , 2006 BCCA 66, leave to appeal to SCC refused [2006] SCCA No 133. 13 Fairmont , above note 3 at para 28 [emphasis in ......
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