Re Grayan Building Services Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
Judgment Date10 November 1994
Date10 November 1994
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189 cases
  • Pro Sieben Media A.G. v Carlton U.K. Television Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 Diciembre 1999
    ...a number of factors. In such a case the correct approach for an appellate tribunal was described as follows by Hoffmann LJ in Re Grayan Building Services 1995 Ch 241, 254 (the case was not cited in argument but it is well known), "The judge is deciding a question of mixed fact and law in th......
  • Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Hollier
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 17 Julio 2006
    ...the company has fallen below the standards of probity and competence appropriate for persons fit to be directors of companies: Re Grayan Building Services Ltd [1995] Ch. 241, 253 (Hoffman LJ). 53 So far as incompetence is concerned, a high level of incompetence is required to satisfy s.6 of......
  • The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills v Christopher Jordan Carlson
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 29 Septiembre 2014
    ...start of this section of my judgment, one exposition of the test to be applied under that section is to be found in the case of Re Grayan Building Services Ltd [1995] Ch 241, in which Hoffmann LJ said at p.253E that: "The court is concerned solely with the conduct specified by the Secretary......
  • Re Normanton Wells Properties Ltd Official Receiver v Jupe
    • United Kingdom
    • County Court
    • Invalid date
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3 books & journal articles
  • Leave to Act as a Company Director Following Disqualification: Re Barings plc
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Financial Crime Nbr. 7-1, March 1999
    • 1 Marzo 1999
    ...CA. (7) R v Goodman [1993] 2 All ER 789, [1994] 1 BCLC 349, [1992] BCC 625, CA. (8) CDDA, ss. 13-15. (9) Re Grayan Building Services Ltd [1995] Ch 241, [1995] 1 BCLC 276, [1995] BCC 554. (10) Re Lo-Line Electric Motors Ltd [1988] Ch 477, [1988] 3 WLR 26, [1988] 2 All ER 692, [1988] BCLC 698......
  • What Makes a Director Fit? An Analysis of the Workings of Section 17 of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986
    • United Kingdom
    • Edinburgh Law Review Nbr. , September 2012
    • 1 Septiembre 2012
    ...conduct] has fallen below the standards of probity and competence appropriate for persons fit to be directors of companies”.2121[1995] Ch 241 at 253 per Hoffmann There have been various attempts to define the incompetence required for a director to be unfit. These were referred to by Parker......
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 41 Nbr. 2, December 2017
    • 1 Diciembre 2017
    ...(184) Cashman (n 179) 499. (185) See, eg, Austin, Nichols (n 171) 151 [16]. (186) Hoffmann LJ in Re Crayan Building Services Ltd (in liq) [1995] Ch 241, 254 said that the difficulty of identifying error for the purposes of allowing the appeal will vary, including by reference to the precisi......

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