Cases: Contract Law

A-G of Belize v Belize Telecom Ltd [2009] UKPC 10

In this case, it was held that implication of a term is an exercise in the construction of the contract as a whole. The court has no power to improve upon the document which it is called upon to interpret, nor can it introduce terms to make it fairer or more reasonable. The court is…

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Adams v Lindsell [1818] EWHC KB J59

Adams v Lindsell [1818] EWHC KB J59 is a Contract Law case which established postal rule.  Facts: The defendant sellers wrote a letter to the claimants, offered them some wool and asked them to write back their response ‘in course of post’. The defendant, however, addressed the letter incorrectly. Therefore, the claimants only received it…

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Aerial Advertising Co v Batchelors Peas Ltd (Manchester) [1938] 2 All. E.R. 788

Aerial Advertising Co v Batchelors Peas Ltd (Manchester) [1938] 2 All. E.R. 788 is an English Contract Law case concerning the loss of commercial reputation as a result of a breach of contract. Facts: Aerial Advertising Co made an agreement with Batchelors Peas Ltd that they would advertise their product by flying over the cities…

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African Export-Import Bank v Shebah Exploration and Production [2017] EWCA Civ 845

  African Export-Import Bank v Shebah Exploration and Production Co Ltd [2017] concerned an appeal against the Commercial Court’s judgment for repayment of a loan.   The case summary contains 533 words. Keywords: International Banking Law – Facility agreement – Accelerated loan – Set off – Standard terms of business – Court of Appeal Facts:…

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Andrews Bros Ltd v Singer and Co Ltd [1934] 1 KB 17

Andrews Bros Ltd v Singer and Co Ltd [1934] 1 KB 17 is an English Contract Law case concerning exclusion clauses.  Facts: By the ‘Main Dealers’ Agreement,’ a written contract established between the parties, the defendants appointed Andrews Bros Ltd the sole dealers ‘for the sale of new Singer cars’. Furthermore, the clause 5 of…

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