Sinclair v Brougham

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
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  • Spangaro v. Corporate Investment Australia Funds Management Ltd.: failure of consideration (failure of basis) as a claim in unjust enrichment.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 29 Nbr. 2, August 2005
    • 1 Agosto 2005
    ...175 CLR 353, 388-9 (Brennan J), quoting Fibrosa Spolka Akcyjna v Fairbairn Lawson Combe Barbour Ltd [1943] AC 32, 61 (Lord Wright). (64) [1914] AC 398. (65) A proprietary claim to the traceable proceeds of the deposits still held by the institution was allowed: ibid 423 (Viscount Haldane LC......
  • Incapacity, non est factum and unjust enrichment.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 33 Nbr. 2, August 2009
    • 1 Agosto 2009
    ...(Kennedy LJ), 626 (A T Lawrence J). (100) This reasoning was expressly based on the similar argument accepted in Sinclair v Brougham [1914] AC 398, and thus probably cannot survive the overruling of that case on this point in Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington London Borough C......
  • Constructive Trusts and Tracing
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Financial Crime Nbr. 2-3, April 1994
    • 1 Abril 1994
    ...[1989] 5 BCC 223. 21 Barlow Clowes International Ltd (in liquidation) and Others v Vaughan [1992] 4 All ER 22. 22 Sinclair v Brougham [1914] AC 398 and followed in Vaughan. 23 Re Hallett's Estate [1880] 13 Ch D 696. 24 Barclay's Bank Ltd v Quistclose Investments Ltd [1979] AC 567(HL). 25 Re......
  • Restatement (Third) of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment, vols.1-2.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 35 Nbr. 3, December 2011
    • 1 Diciembre 2011
    ...(1898) 11 Harvard Law Review 402. (8) Frederic Campbell Woodward, The Law of Quasi Contracts (Little, Brown, and Co, 1913). (9) [1914] AC 398. (10) Ibid 417, quoting Ames, Lectures on Legal History, above n 3, (11) [1923] 1 KB 504, 513 ('the whole history of this particular form of action h......
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