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Lennie Hoffmann, Baron Hoffmann

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Leonard Hubert "Lennie" Hoffmann, Baron Hoffmann PC GBS (born 8 May 1934) is a retired senior South African-British judge. [1]

61 relations: A v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Amnesty International, Attorney General of Belize v Belize Telecom Ltd, Augusto Pinochet, Bachelor of Civil Law, Barrister, Bishopsgate Investment Management Ltd v Maxwell (No 2), Bruton v London and Quadrant Housing Trust, Call to the bar, Cape Town, Chedworth, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Co-op Insurance Society Ltd v Argyll Stores Holdings Ltd, Court of Appeal judge (England and Wales), Court of Final Appeal (Hong Kong), Courts of Guernsey, Courts of Jersey, David Hope, Baron Hope of Craighead, Donald Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead, Duty of care, Elizabeth II, English trust law, ENSafrica, Gold Bauhinia Star, Gray's Inn, Hong Kong, Hong Kong order of precedence, House of Lords, Improver Corp v Remington Consumer Product Ltd, Intellectual property, Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society, Kirin-Amgen Inc v Hoechst Marion Roussel Ltd, Knight Bachelor, Lawrence Collins, Baron Collins of Mapesbury, Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, Nestle v National Westminster Bank plc, O'Neill v Phillips, Patrick Chan (judge), Peter Millett, Baron Millett, Privy Council of the United Kingdom, Queen Mary University of London, Queen's Counsel, R v Bow Street Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate, ex parte Pinochet, Re Augustus Barnett & Son Ltd, Re D'Jan of London Ltd, Re Saul D Harrison & Sons plc, Rhodes Scholarship, Taxation in the United Kingdom, The Daily Telegraph, The Queen's College, Oxford, ..., The Right Honourable, Tom Denning, Baron Denning, Tort, Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc, Twinsectra Ltd v Yardley, Union of South Africa, United Kingdom company law, University College, Oxford, University of Cape Town, Vinerian Scholarship, William Sindall plc v Cambridgeshire CC. Expand index (11 more) »

A v Secretary of State for the Home Department

A and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department UKHL 56 (also known as the Belmarsh 9 case) is a UK human rights case heard before the House of Lords.

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Amnesty International

Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.

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Attorney General of Belize v Belize Telecom Ltd

is a judicial decision of the Privy Council in relation to contract law, company law and constitutional law.

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Augusto Pinochet

Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte (25 November 1915 – 10 December 2006) was a Chilean general, politician and the dictator of Chile between 1973 and 1990 who remained the Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army until 1998 and was also President of the Government Junta of Chile between 1973 and 1981.

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Bachelor of Civil Law

Bachelor of Civil Law (abbreviated BCL or B.C.L.; Baccalaureus Civilis Legis) is the name of various degrees in law conferred by English-language universities.

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Barrister

A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions.

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Bishopsgate Investment Management Ltd v Maxwell (No 2)

Bishopsgate Investment Management Ltd v Maxwell (No 2) BCLC 814 is a UK company law case concerning a director's duty to act for proper purposes of the company.

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Bruton v London and Quadrant Housing Trust

is an English land law case that examined the rights of a 'tenant' in a situation where the 'landlord', a charitable housing association had no authority to grant a tenancy, but in which the 'tenant' sought to enforce the duty to repair on the association implied under landlord and tenant statutes.

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Call to the bar

The call to the bar is a legal term of art in most common law jurisdictions where persons must be qualified to be allowed to argue in court on behalf of another party and are then said to have been "called to the bar" or to have received a "call to the bar".

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Cape Town

Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.

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Chedworth

Chedworth is a village in Gloucestershire, England, in the Cotswolds and is known as the location of Chedworth Roman Villa, administered since 1924 by the National Trust.

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Chief Executive of Hong Kong

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is the representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and head of the Government of Hong Kong in China.

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Co-op Insurance Society Ltd v Argyll Stores Holdings Ltd

Co-operative Insurance Society Ltd v Argyll Stores (Holdings) Ltd is an English contract law case, concerning the possibility of claiming specific performance of a promise after breach of contract.

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Court of Appeal judge (England and Wales)

A Lord Justice of Appeal or Lady Justice of Appeal is an ordinary judge of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, the court that hears appeals from the High Court of Justice and the Crown Court, and represents the second highest level of judge in the courts of England and Wales.

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Court of Final Appeal (Hong Kong)

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal is the final appellate court of Hong Kong.

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Courts of Guernsey

The Courts of Guernsey are responsible for the administration of justice in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands.

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Courts of Jersey

The Courts of Jersey are responsible for the administration of justice in the Bailiwick of Jersey, one of the Channel Islands.

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David Hope, Baron Hope of Craighead

James Arthur David Hope, Baron Hope of Craighead, (born 27 June 1938) is a retired Scottish judge who served as the first Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom from 2009 until his retirement in 2013, having previously been the Second Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.

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Donald Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead

Donald James Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead, PC (born 25 January 1933), is a British lawyer and retired Law Lord (Lord of Appeal in Ordinary).

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Duty of care

In tort law, a duty of care is a legal obligation which is imposed on an individual requiring adherence to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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English trust law

English trust law concerns the creation and protection of asset funds, which are usually held by one party for another's benefit.

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ENSafrica

ENSafrica (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) is Africa's largest law firm.

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Gold Bauhinia Star

The Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) is the highest rank in Order of the Bauhinia Star in Hong Kong, created in 1997 to replace the British honours system of the Order of the British Empire after the transfer of sovereignty to People's Republic of China and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

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Gray's Inn

The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, commonly known as Gray's Inn, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Hong Kong order of precedence

The Hong Kong order of precedence is a nominal and symbolic hierarchy of important positions within the Government of Hong Kong.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Improver Corp v Remington Consumer Product Ltd

Improver Corporation v Remington Consumer Product Limited F.S.R. 181 is a leading United Kingdom case on patent infringement, particularly in relation to how to establish what specifically a patent covers.

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Intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.

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Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society

is a frequently-cited English contract law case which laid down that a contextual approach must be taken to the interpretation of contracts.

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Kirin-Amgen Inc v Hoechst Marion Roussel Ltd

Kirin-Amgen, Inc.

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Knight Bachelor

The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.

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Lawrence Collins, Baron Collins of Mapesbury

Lawrence Antony Collins, Baron Collins of Mapesbury, (born 7 May 1941), is a British judge and former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Lords of Appeal in Ordinary

Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, commonly known as Law Lords, were judges appointed under the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 to the British House of Lords in order to exercise its judicial functions, which included acting as the highest court of appeal for most domestic matters.

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Nestle v National Westminster Bank plc

Nestle v National Westminster Bank plc is an English trusts law case concerning the duty of care when a trustee is making an investment.

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O'Neill v Phillips

is a UK company law case on an action for unfair prejudice under s.459 Companies Act 1985 (now s.994 Companies Act 2006).

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Patrick Chan (judge)

The Honourable Mr Justice Patrick Chan Siu-oi NPJ GBM is a judge in Hong Kong.

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Peter Millett, Baron Millett

Peter Julian Millett, Baron Millett, GBS, PC, (born 23 June 1932) is a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal and a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and barrister of the United Kingdom.

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Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Queen's Counsel

A Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), or King's Counsel (postnominal KC) during the reign of a king, is an eminent lawyer (usually a barrister or advocate) who is appointed by the Monarch to be one of "Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law." The term is also recognised as an honorific.

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R v Bow Street Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate, ex parte Pinochet

R (Pinochet Ugarte) v Bow St Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate, 119 and is a set of three UK constitutional law judgments by the House of Lords, on whether former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet could claim state immunity from torture allegations made by a Spanish court and therefore evade extradition to Spain.

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Re Augustus Barnett & Son Ltd

Re Augustus Barnett & Son Ltd BCLC 170 is a UK insolvency law case on the standard of fault required to show that directors have been guilty of fraudulent trading.

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Re D'Jan of London Ltd

Re D’Jan of London Ltd 1 BCLC 561 is a leading English company law case, concerning a director's duty of care and skill, whose main precedent is now codified under s 174 of the Companies Act 2006.

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Re Saul D Harrison & Sons plc

Re Saul D Harrison & Sons plc 1 BCLC 14, BCC 475, is a UK company law case on an action for unfair prejudice under s.459 Companies Act 1985 (now s.994 Companies Act 2006).

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Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship, named after the Anglo-South African mining magnate and politician Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.

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Taxation in the United Kingdom

Taxation in the United Kingdom may involve payments to a minimum of three different levels of government: the central government (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs), devolved governments and local government.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Queen's College, Oxford

The Queen's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford, England.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere.

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Tom Denning, Baron Denning

Alfred Thompson “Tom” Denning, Baron Denning, (23 January 1899 – 5 March 1999) was an English lawyer and judge.

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Tort

A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that causes a claimant to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act.

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Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc

The Achilleas or Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc UKHL 48 is an English contract law case, concerning remoteness of damage.

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Twinsectra Ltd v Yardley

is a leading case in English trusts law.

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Union of South Africa

The Union of South Africa (Unie van Zuid-Afrika, Unie van Suid-Afrika) is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa.

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United Kingdom company law

The United Kingdom company law regulates corporations formed under the Companies Act 2006.

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University College, Oxford

University College (in full The Master and Fellows of the College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford,Darwall-Smith, Robin, A History of University College, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2008.. colloquially referred to as "Univ"), is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.

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University of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a public research university located in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

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Vinerian Scholarship

The Vinerian Scholarship is a scholarship given to the University of Oxford student who "gives the best performance in the examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Civil Law".

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William Sindall plc v Cambridgeshire CC

William Sindall plc v Cambridgeshire County Council is an English contract law case, concerning misrepresentation. It concerns the exercise of discretion under s 2(2) Misrepresentation Act 1967.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lennie_Hoffmann,_Baron_Hoffmann

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