Victoria Laundry (Windsor) v Newman Industries, Coulson & Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
Judgment Date1949
Date1949
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  • Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review – England and Wales
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 27 January 2021
    ...v. Harman (1848) 1 Ex 850.66 See Hadley v. Baxendale (1854) 9 Ex. 341; Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v. Newman Industries Ltd 4 [1949] 2 KB.528; Koufos v. C. Czarnikow Ltd (The Heron II) [1969] 1 AC 350.67 Hadley v. Baxendale [1854] EWHC Exch J70 at page 151. A recent summary of the test f......
  • Consequential Loss in Energy Commodity Contracts
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 9 October 2015
    ...be that the defendant can reasonably be regarded as having assumed responsibility for it." 8 See e.g. Victoria Laundry vs Newman [1949] 2 KB 528 where it was decided by the court that certain financial losses (i.e. loss arising from usual contracts, as opposed to especially lucrative c......
  • Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review – England & Wales
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 10 January 2019
    ...(El Makdessi) and ParkingEye 44 See Hadley v. Baxendale (1854) 9 Ex. 341; Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v. Newman Industries Ltd 4 [1949] 2 KB.528; Koufos v. C. Czarnikow Ltd (The Heron II) [1969] 1 AC 45 Hadley v. Baxendale [1854] EWHC Exch J70 at page 151. 46 Chitty, J (2012), Chitty on ......
  • Remoteness Of Damages ' Privy Council Summarises Principles
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 7 September 2020
    ...been communicated to the counterparty. Moving through the decades to consider Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v Newman Industries Ltd [1949] 2 KB 528 and Koufos v C Czarnikow Ltd ("The Heron II") [1969] 1 AC 350, and distinguishing this case from the Singapore case of Burgundy Glob......
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6 books & journal articles
  • The Problem with Amann: Would an Agreement-Centred Approach to Remoteness Benefit Australian Jurisprudence?
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 42-2, October 2017
    • 1 October 2017
    ...assessing damages for breach of contract, particularly with respect to remoteness. 18 Hadley v Baxendale (1854) 156 ER 145 at 151. 19 [1949] 2 KB 528. 20 [1969] 1 AC 350; [1967] 3 WLR 1491. 21 David McLauchlan, ‘Remoteness Re-invented?’ (2009) 9 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 10......
  • Whither Remoteness? Wellesley Partners LLP v Withers LLP
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 79-4, July 2016
    • 1 July 2016
    ...See S. Elliott, ‘Remoteness Criteria in Equity’ (2002) 65MLR 588, 589.27 The Wagon Mound ibid.28 (1854) 9 Ex 341, 354 (Alderson B).29 [1949] 2 KB 528 (CA).30 [1978] QB 791 (CA).31 [2005] 1 WLR 377.32 [1969] 1 AC 350.33 n 30 above, 806-807.682 C2016 The Author. The Modern Law Review C2016 ......
  • The Achilleas: Custom and Practice or Foreseeability?
    • United Kingdom
    • Edinburgh Law Review Nbr. , January 2010
    • 1 January 2010
    ...one gets to support for this view of the matter is the well-known case of Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ld v Newman Industries Ld,1818[1949] 2 KB 528. in which the Court of Appeal held that the suppliers of a boiler who were five months late in delivering it to their customers, a laundry and d......
  • Limitation of Liability for Damages in European Contract Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Edinburgh Law Review Nbr. , May 2014
    • 1 May 2014
    ...under the second one. On Hadley v Baxendale, on the subsequent decision in Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v Newman Industries Ltd [1949] 2 KB 528 (substituting the term “reasonably foreseeable” for “reasonably contemplated”), and for further case law based on Hadley v Baxendale, see Treitel......
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