Solle v Butcher

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Year1949
Date1949
CourtCourt of Appeal
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  • Great Peace Shipping Ltd v Tsavliris Salvage (International) Ltd (Cape Providence)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 October 2002
    ...anticipated would be treated as the definitive exposition of the rules of law governing the effect of mistake on contract. In 1950 in Solle v Butcher [1950] 1 KB 671 Denning LJ identified an equitable jurisdiction which permits the court to intervene where the parties have concluded an ag......
  • Chwee Kin Keong and Others v Digilandmall.com Pte Ltd
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 13 January 2005
    ...Paul [1975] Ch 133 (folld) Shogun Finance Ltd v Hudson [2004] 1 AC 919 (refd) Smith v Hughes (1871) LR 6 QB 597 (folld) Solle v Butcher [1950] 1 KB 671 (not folld) Taylor v Johnson (1983) 151 CLR 422 (distd) Tutt v Doyle (1997) 42 NSWLR 10 (folld) Vallance v The Queen (1961) 108 CLR 56 (fol......
  • O'Neill v Ryan (No. 3)
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 1 January 1992
    ...relative and respective rights which relief might further be refused if the party seeking it was himself at fault. Solle v. ButcherELR [1950] 1 K.B. 671 followed. 5. That the equitable relief of rectification of the written terms falsely recording true agreement by the parties did not arise......
  • Station Hotel Co v Malayan Railway Administration
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 3 September 1993
    ... ... We are also of the view that estoppel has no application in this context. We quote from the headnote of Solle v Butcher at p 673, which was cited to us by counsel for the landlords: ... On the issue whether the plaintiff was estopped from claiming ... ...
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  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution Update
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • 14 November 2002
    ...be a seal of the company on which its name is not engraved as required by subsection (1), he is liable to a fine." 17 [1932] AC 161 18 [1950] 1 KB 671 19 Paragraph 6 of the Client Care Code (Updating costs information) states that "The solicitor should keep the client properly informed abou......
23 books & journal articles
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2002, December 2002
    • 1 December 2002
    ...Peace Shipping Ltd v Tsavliris Salvage (International) Ltd[2003] QB 679, the court held that its previous decision in Solle v Butcher[1950] 1 KB 671 was inconsistent with the House of Lords decision in Bell v Lever Brothers, Ltd[1932] AC 161, and ought therefore not to be followed. There is......
  • CONTRACT LAW IN COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES: UNIFORMITY OR DIVERGENCE?
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2019, December 2019
    • 1 December 2019
    ...(1983) 151 CLR 422, as well as John W Carter, Contract Law in Australia (LexisNexis Butterworths, 6th Ed, 2013) at pp 440–456. 83 [1950] 1 KB 671. Cf John Cartwright, “Solle v Butcher and the Doctrine of Mistake in Contract” (1987) 103 LQR 594 and Paul Matthews, “A Note on Cooper v Phibbs” ......
  • Table of Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill How Judges Decide Cases: Reading, Writing and Analysing Judgments. 2nd Edition Contents
    • 29 August 2018
    ...v May (1704) 2 Ld Raym 1071, 92 ER 210, Ct of KB 202 Small v Nairne (1849) 13 QB 830, 116 ER 1484, 13 LTOS 527 202 Solle v Butcher [1950] 1 KB 671, [1949] 2 All ER 1107, 66 TLR (Pt 1) 448, CA 179 South Australia Asset Management Corporation v York Montague Ltd; United Bank of Kuwait plc v P......
  • 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
    ...431 per Lord Sterndale at 451. 68 [1931] AC 184 HL per Viscount Dunedin at 190. 69 [2002] EWCA Civ 1407, [2003] QB 679 at [95]–[161]. 70 [1950] 1 KB 671 CA. 71 [2013] UKSC 26. 72 See Professor BV Harris, ‘Final Appellate Courts Overruling Their Own “Wrong” Precedents: The Ongoing Search for......
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