Liesbosch Dredger (Owners of) v Owners of SS Edison (The Liesbosch)

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judge.,Lord Wright
Judgment Date28 February 1933
Judgment citation (vLex)[1933] UKHL J0228-1
Date28 February 1933
CourtHouse of Lords
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302 cases
  • Lagden v O'Connor
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 4 December 2003
    ...the defendant's insurers for payment. 8 In your Lordships' House the appellant sought to derive assistance from Liesbosch Dredger (Owners of) v Owners of SS Edison(The Liesbosch) [1933] AC 449 and Lord Wright's much discussed observations, at pp 460-461, regarding not taking into account a......
  • Perry v Sidney Phillips & Son
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 July 1982
    ...sought to say before us that damages ought not to be recoverable under this head at all. He referred to the case of The Liesbosch (1933) Appeal Cases 449. In that case Lord Wright said that the loss due to the impecuniosity of the plaintiffs was not recoverable. I think that that statement ......
  • Cyrus Claxton v Cedric Dawson
    • British Virgin Islands
    • High Court (British Virgin Islands)
    • 1 November 2004
    ...11 The claimant's oral evidence was that Dr. Fosbery in St. Kitts advised against doing surgery in Trinidad. 12Liesbosch Dredger (owners of) v Owners of SS Edison (The Liesbosch) [1933] AC 449. 13 An alternative formulation of the Liesbosch principle is that damages for which a defendant is......
  • Dublin Corporation v McGowan
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 January 1993
    ... ... a statutory declaration by the previous owners that they had been let in seven units at the ... ...
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  • The Gift Of Gold - Recovery Of The Costs Of Third Party Funding In Arbitration
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 24 January 2017
    ...could not recover losses which he would have avoided if he had been more pecunious (Owners of Dredger "Liesbosch" v Owners of SS Edison [1933] AC 449). The modern position, though, is that a claimant will recover its actual loss, provided it acted reasonably given the impecuniosity, and pro......
22 books & journal articles
  • Cases referred to in 1965
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Nigerian Supreme Court Cases. 1965 Preliminary Sections
    • 11 November 2022
    ...322 L'Estrange v. F. Graucob Ltd. (1934) 2 K.B. 394, (1934) All E.R. Rep. 16, 19 30 Liesbosch, Dredger v. S.S. Edison (1933) A C 449 74 Lindsay Petroleum Co. v. Hurd (1874) L.R. 5 P.C. 221, 239. ....................... 16 Lloyd's v. Harper (1880-1) 16 Ch. 290 C.A. ................................
  • Analysing Judgments: Reasoning, Argument and Legal Logic
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill How Judges Decide Cases: Reading, Writing and Analysing Judgments. 2nd Edition Contents
    • 29 August 2018
    ...the findings of fact are applied to broad, established principles to do practical justice between the parties as the court sees it. 4 [1933] AC 449 at 460. 5 [1947] AC 160 at 175. 6 [1947] AC 160 at 180. 7 [1947] AC 160. 8 [1947] AC 160 at 175. On appeal, the intervention of policy matters ......
  • Table of Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill How Judges Decide Cases: Reading, Writing and Analysing Judgments. 2nd Edition Contents
    • 29 August 2018
    ...v Bell Property Trust Ltd [1940] Ch 345, [1940] 1 All ER 570, 109 LJ Ch 132, ChD 159–160 Liebosch Dredger (Owners) v SS Edison (Owners) [1933] AC 449, 45 Ll L Rep 123, 102 LJP 73, HL 152 Lister v Romford Ice & Storage [1957] AC 555, [1957] 2 WLR 158, [1957] 1 All ER 125, HL 126 London Jewel......
  • Maritime Collisions
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Maritime Law. Second Edition Part VI
    • 21 June 2016
    ...Rep 487 at 491–92 (QB), Sheen J; Engine & Leasing Co v Atlantic Towing Ltd (1993), 157 NR 292 at para 60 (FCA). 103 Liesbosch (The) , [1933] AC 449. 104 Omega Salmon Group Ltd v Pubnico Gemini (The) , 2006 BCSC 59, var’d on other grounds 2007 BCCA 33. 105 Agronaftis (The) , above note 102. ......
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