Strongman (1945) Ltd v Sincock

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
JudgeLORD JUSTICE ROMER
Judgment Date12 July 1955
Neutral Citation[1955] EWCA Civ J0712-1
CourtCourt of Appeal
Date12 July 1955
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19 cases
  • Esso Standard Oil v Jose's Ltd
    • Cayman Islands
    • Grand Court (Cayman Islands)
    • 11 March 1999
    ...Corp. v. Joseph Rank Ltd., [1957] 1 Q.B. 267; [1956] 3 All E.R. 683, dicta of Devlin J. applied. (23) Strongman (1945) Ltd. v. Sincock, [1955] 2 Q.B. 525; [1955] 3 All E.R. 90, distinguished. (24) Tinsley v. Milligan, [1994] 1 A.C. 340; [1993] 3 All E.R. 65, followed. (25) Victorian Daylesf......
  • Townsend (Builders) Ltd v Cinema News & Ppy. Management Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 28 November 1958
    ...have said that the learned Judge rejected that argument; and so do I. 30 We were referred to the case, in 1955, before this Court, of Strongman v. Sincock; and we are all familiar with the many cases which arose when building work was found to have been done without a building licence under......
  • Safeway Stores Ltd and Others v Twigger and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 15 January 2010
    ...at fault in relation to the incurring of the fine. This is demonstrated by two decisions of the Court of Appeal after Askey. 88 Strongman v Sincock [1955] 2 QB 525 was a case where the claimant builders had contracted with the architect owner and he had promised orally that he would obtain......
  • Griffin v UHY Hacker Young Partners
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 4 February 2010
    ...of a grossly negligent one – negligence which the legislature considered so serious that it should be regarded as a crime”. 52 In Strongman v. Sincock [1955] 3 All ER 90, builders sued an architect for the value of work they had done for him, for which he had not obtained a building licence......
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5 books & journal articles
  • REFORMING ILLEGALITY IN PRIVATE LAW
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2009, December 2009
    • 1 December 2009
    ...offence of manslaughter was involved. 97 [1938] AC 586. 98 [1938] AC 586 at 599. 99 (1991) 100 ALR 29. 100 (1991) 100 ALR 29 at 54. 101 [1955] 2 QB 525 at 535. 102 [1954] 1 QB 29. 103 Ashmore, Benson, Pease & Co Ltd v A V Dawson Ltd [1973] 1 WLR 828. 104 Law Commission of England and Wales,......
  • Statutory regulation of work
    • United Kingdom
    • Construction Law. Volume III - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...standard than that prescribed by statute, so that an approval of a design or of work by a 6 See, eg, Strongman (1945) Ltd v Sincock [1955] 2 QB 525 (CA), where it was accepted that, as between architect and builder, the universal practice was that the architect would obtain necessary licenc......
  • Security for performance
    • United Kingdom
    • Construction Law. Volume II - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...3 SLR(R) 13 at [50]–[57]. 566 Birch v Paramount Estates (Liverpool) Ltd (1956) 168 EG 396 (CA). 567 Strongman (1945) Ltd v Sincock [1955] 2 QB 525 (CA). 568 In re Ford & Co and Bemrose & Sons (1902) Hudson’s BC (4th edition, volume 2) 324 at 331, per Collins MR. 569 As to “entire agreement”......
  • Illegality
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • 4 August 2020
    ..., [1980] 1 QB 348 (CA). Compare with Thackwell v Barclays Bank Plc , [1986] 1 All ER 676 (QB). 288 Strongman (1945) Ltd v Sincock , [1955] 2 QB 525 (CA). See also Archbolds (Freightage) Ltd v S Spanglett Ltd , [1961] 1 QB 374 (CA); Munro v French (1979), 103 DLR (3d) 91 (Sask QB). Illegalit......
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