Roberts (A.) & Company Ltd v Leicestershire County Council

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1961
Year1961
CourtChancery Division
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75 cases
  • Irish Life Assurance Company Ltd v Dublin Land Securities Ltd
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • May 2, 1986
    ...COMPANY LIMITED PLAINTIFF AND DUBLIN LAND SECURITIES LIMITED DEFENDANT Citations: A ROBERTS & CO LTD V LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL 1961 CH 555 BOWSTEAD ON AGENCY 15ED P412 FARLOW V SCOTTISH EQUITABLE LIFE INSURANCE SOCIETY 98 LJ CH 225 GUN V MCCARTHY 13 LR (IRL) 304 HILLINGDON ESTATES LT......
  • Bates (Thomas) and Son Ltd v Wyndham's (Lingerie) Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • November 21, 1980
    ...the basis of a principle enunciated by Mr Justice Pennicuick in ( A. Roberts & Company, Limited, v. Leicestershire County Council 1961 Chancery at page 555), where the learned judge said, at page 570: "The second ground rests upon the principle that a party is entitled to rectification of ......
  • Chong Sze Pak v Har Meng Wo
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • September 6, 1997
    ...contract on the mistaken terms instead of pointing out the mistake: . See also A Roberts & Co Ltd & Anor v Leicestershire County Council [1961] Ch 555 per Pennycuick J at p 570; (b). Where the mistake of a party is induced by the other even if innocently: Faraday v Tamworth Union [1916] 86 ......
  • P.T. Tugu Pratama Indonesia and Tugu Insurance Company v Maple Insurance Ltd
    • Bermuda
    • Supreme Court (Bermuda)
    • February 15, 1995
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6 books & journal articles
  • Mistake
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • August 4, 2020
    ...example , McLean v McLean , above note 262 at paras 47–60, Weiler JA. 281 See, for example, Chartbrook , above note 267 at para 61. 282 [1961] Ch 555 [ Roberts ]. 283 [1995] 2 All ER 929 (CA). Mistake 647 that the mistaken party was, in fact, unaware of the signif‌icance of the arrangement.......
  • Rectifying the Course of Rectification
    • United Kingdom
    • Wiley The Modern Law Review No. 75-3, May 2012
    • May 1, 2012
    ...surely the better reason forrectification would be found in the doctrine of unilateral mistake.84 A Roberts & Co Ltd vLeicestershire CC [1961] Ch 555; Thomas Bates vWyndham’s [1981] 1All ER1077; Commission for New Towns vCooper [1995] Ch 259.85 Agip SpA vNavigazione Alta Italia SpA, ‘The Nai......
  • CLARIFYING RECTIFICATION IN SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2015, December 2015
    • December 1, 2015
    ...on the mistaken terms instead of pointing out the mistake: Solle v Butcher… See also A Roberts & Co Ltd v Leicestershire County Council[1961] Ch 555per Pennycuick J at 570; (b) Where the mistake of a party is induced by the other even if innocently: Faraday v Tamworth Union(1916) 86 LJ Ch 4......
  • Estoppel by Representation in Administrative Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 26-1, March 1998
    • March 1, 1998
    ...JusticeandtheBindingEffect ofOfficial Acts" [1981] CurrentLegalProblems1at7-8.See also ARoberts&CoLtd vLeicestershireCountyCouncil[1961]Ch555; Attorney-General(HK)vHumphrey'sEstate(Queen'sGardens)Ltd [1987] 1AC 114 cited byGummowJinKurtovic (1990)21FCR 193at215.Quilibet potest renunciare ju......
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