Myers v Elman

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
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354 cases
  • Mauroux v Soc. Com. Abel Pereira da Fonseca S.A.R.L.
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • Invalid date
  • Weston v Central Criminal Court Courts Administrator
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • Invalid date
  • Law Society of Ireland v Walker
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 21 July 2006
    ...ORS v DELOITTE TOUCHE TOHMATSU & ANOR 1997 18 WAR 190 KYLE v LEGAL PRACTITIONERS COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE 1999 WASCA 115 MYERS v ELLMAN 1940 AC 282 JONES, IN RE 1870 LR 6 CH 497 VERNON v BOSLEY (NO 2) 1997 1 AER 614 SOLICITORS PRACTICE RULES RULE 5 SOLICITORS PRACTICE RULES RULE 6 SOLICITOR......
  • Udall v Capri Lighting Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 12 March 1987
    ...in the action." (1) The nature of the summary jurisdiction is explained in the following passage from the speech of Lord Wright in Myers v. Elman (1940) Appeal Cases 282 at p. 319. (2) Although the jurisdiction is compensatory and not punitive, it still retains a disciplinary slant. It......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Wasted Costs Applied To BVI Duties On An Ex Parte Application
    • British Virgin Islands
    • Mondaq Virgin Islands
    • 28 June 2017
    ...the inherent jurisdiction of the court, that jurisdiction in England having been elaborated on by the House of Lords in Myers v Elman [1940] AC 282. The BVI test for a wasted costs order The court found that there are two questions, conflating the English three part test, to be considered b......
1 books & journal articles
  • The Wasted Costs Jurisdiction
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 64-1, January 2001
    • 1 January 2001
    ...Leech Solicitors’ Negligence (London: Butterworths,1999) chapter 11.2 As far as the inherent jurisdiction is concerned, see Myers vElman [1940] AC 282.3 See Gupta vComer [1991] 1 All ER 289.4 There are alternative grounds of improper or unreasonable conduct.5 [1994] Ch 205.6 Some 68 cases i......

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