Spiro v Lintern

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1973
Year1973
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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  • Cavenagh Investment Pte Ltd v Kaushik Rajiv
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 21 February 2013
    ...lease. In further support of Dr Kaushik’s case, Mr Lim also cites the English Court of Appeal case of Spiro v Lintern and Others [1973] WLR 1002 (“Spiro”). In Spiro, the first defendant, Mr Lintern, asked his wife to find a purchaser for his house, but gave her no authority to sell. The wif......
  • The Sirena I
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 28 June 2000
    ...N V v Mountain [1997] LRLR 523, HC (refd) Royal Boskalis Westminster N V v Mountain [1999] QB 674, CA (folld) Spiro v Lintern [1973] 1 WLR 1002; [1973] 3 All ER 319 (distd) Thames and Mersey Marine Insurance Co Ltd v H T Van Laun & Co [1917] 2 KB 48 (folld) Marine Insurance Act 1906 (c 41) ......
  • Teh Poh Wah v Seremban Securities Sdn Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • Court of Appeal (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • Midlink Development Pte Ltd v The Stansfield Group Pte Ltd
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 20 August 2004
    ...the relationship between the parties. In such instances, silence is likely to amount to a representation. Buckley LJ in Spiro v Lintern [1973] 1 WLR 1002 at 1011 … if A sees B acting in the mistaken belief that A is under some binding obligation to him and in a manner consistent only with t......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2004, December 2004
    • 1 December 2004
    ...9.12 Indeed, the learned judge was of the view (at [51]—[52]), citing relevant passages from Buckley LJ”s judgment in Spiro v Lintern[1973] 1 WLR 1002 and G Bower & A Turner, The Law Relating to Estoppel by Representation (Butterworths, 3rd Ed, 1977), that there could be instances where a p......
  • Waiver and Promissory Estoppel
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Enforceability
    • 4 August 2020
    ...she agreement). See also, Virulite LLC v Virulite Distribution Ltd [2014] EWHC 366 (QB). 10 (1854), 5 HL Cas 185. 11 Spiro v Lintern , [1973] 1 WLR 1002 (CA). 12 Harnam Singh v Jamal Pirbhai , [1951] AC 688 (PC). 13 O’Flaherty v British Acceptance Corp (1964), 48 DLR (2d) 562 (BCSC). 14 Can......
  • Waiver and Promissory Estoppel
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Contracts. Second Edition Enforceability
    • 29 August 2012
    ...on this undertaking, the debtor concluded that he could afford to marry his be- 10 (1854), 5 H.L. Cas. 185. 11 Spiro v. Lintern , [1973] 1 W.L.R. 1002 (C.A.). 12 Harnam Singh v. Jamal Pirbhai , [1951] A.C. 688 (P.C.). 13 O’Flaherty v. British Acceptance Corp . (1964), 48 D.L.R. (2d) 562 (B.......
  • Agency and Partnership Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2016, December 2016
    • 1 December 2016
    ...SLR 1114 at [8]. 29 The Bunga Melati 5 [2016] 2 SLR 1114 at [12]. 30 The Bunga Melati 5 [2016] 2 SLR 1114 at [12]. 31 See para 3.10. 32 [1973] 1 WLR 1002. 33 Spiro v Lintern [1973] 1 WLR 1002 at 1011. 34 The Bunga Melati 5 [2016] 2 SLR 1114 at [13]. 35 See para 3.10. 36 Hong Leong Singapore......

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