45 relations: Acton Green, London, Allcard v Skinner, Allen v Gold Reefs of West Africa Ltd, Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, Bannatyne v Overtoun, Byrne & Co v Leon Van Tienhoven & Co, Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co, Colls v Home and Colonial Stores, Common law, Companies Act 1862, Coronet, Court of Appeal of England and Wales, Court of Chancery, Court of Common Pleas (England), Creen v Wright, East Carleton, Equity (law), Francis Oswald Lindley, Isle of Wight Rly Co v Tahourdin, John Lindley, Joint-stock company, Judicature Acts, Jurisprudence, Knight Bachelor, Learoyd v Whiteley, Life peer, Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, Master of the Rolls, Middle Temple, Norfolk, Parker v South Eastern Rly Co, Privy council, Queen's Bench, Queen's Counsel, Quinn v Leathem, Richard Webster, 1st Viscount Alverstone, Robinson v Kilvert, Royal Society, Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd, Serjeant-at-law, Speight v Gaunt, Taff Vale Rly Co v Amalgamated Society of Rly Servants, University College London, University College School, William Brett, 1st Viscount Esher.
Acton Green is a small neighbourhood in the London Borough of Ealing, in west London, England.
Allcard v Skinner (1887) 36 Ch D 145 is an English contract law case dealing with undue influence.
Allen v Gold Reefs of West Africa Ltd 1 Ch 656 is a UK company law case concerning alteration of a company's articles of association.
Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut (4 January 1772Garratt, James. (2002) Palestrina and the German Romantic Imagination, Cambridge University Press. p.40. ISBN 0-521-80737-9. – 20 March 1840), was a German jurist and musician.
Bannatyne v Overtoun AC 515 (also called General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland v Lord Overtoun: Macalister v Young 1904 7 F (HL) 1 and known as the Free Church case), was a protracted legal dispute between the United Free Church of Scotland (which was a union in 1900 of the majority Free Church of Scotland with the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland) and the minority of the Free Church who had remained outside of the union (see Free Church of Scotland (post 1900)).
Byrne & Co v Leon Van Tien Hoven & Co 5 CPD 344 is a leading English contract law case on the issue of revocation in relation to the postal rule.
Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Company is an English contract law decision by the Court of Appeal, which held an advertisement containing certain terms to get a reward constituted a binding unilateral offer that could be accepted by anyone who performed its terms.
Colls v Home and Colonial Stores (1904) is an English tort law case concerning the entitlement to daylight where a right to light exists.
Common law (also known as case law or precedent) is law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals that decide individual cases, as opposed to statutes adopted through the legislative process or regulations issued by the executive branch.
The Companies Act 1862 (25 & 26 Vict. c.89) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom regulating UK company law, whose descendant is the Companies Act 2006.
A coronet is a small crown consisting of ornaments fixed on a metal ring.
Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England, commonly known as the Court of Appeal of England and Wales or, simply, the Court of Appeal, is the second most senior court in the English legal system, with only the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom above it.
The Court of Chancery was a court of equity in England and Wales that followed a set of loose rules to avoid the slow pace of change and possible harshness (or "inequity") of the common law.
The Court of Common Pleas, or Common Bench, was a common law court in the English legal system that covered "common pleas"; actions between subject and subject, which did not concern the king.
Creen v Wright (1875-76) LR 1 CPD 591 is an English contract law and labour law case concerning wrongful dismissal and the appropriate period of reasonable notice to be implied at common law in a contract of employment.
East Carleton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.
In jurisdictions following the English common law, equity is the set of maxims that "reign over all the law" and "from which flow all civil laws".
Sir Francis Oswald Lindley GCMG CB CBE PC (12 June 1872 – 17 August 1950) was a British diplomat who was HM Consul-General in Russia in 1919, British High Commissioner in Vienna 1919–1920, Ambassador to Austria 1920–1921, Ambassador to Greece 1922–1923, Minister in Oslo 1923–1929, Ambassador to Portugal 1929–1931, and finally Ambassador to Japan 1931–1934.
Isle of Wight Railway Company v Tahourdin (1884) LR 25 Ch D 320 is a UK company law case on removing directors under the old Companies Clauses Act 1845.
John Lindley FRS (5 February 1799 – 1 November 1865) was an English botanist, gardener and orchidologist.
A joint-stock company is a business entity where different stocks can be bought and owned by shareholders.
The Judicature Acts are a series of Acts of Parliament, beginning in the 1870s, which aimed to fuse the hitherto split system of courts in England and Wales.
The word jurisprudence is derived from a latin maxim as referred 'jurisprudentia' but owes its origin to Rome.
The appointment of Knight Bachelor (Kt) is a part of the British honours system.
Learoyd v Whiteley is an English trusts law case, concerning the duty of care owed by a trustee when exercising the power of investment.
In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers.
Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, commonly known as Law Lords, were appointed under the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 to the House of Lords of the United Kingdom in order to exercise its judicial functions, which included acting as the highest court of appeal for most domestic matters.
The Keeper or Master of the Rolls and Records of the Chancery of England, known as the Master of the Rolls, is the third most senior judge in England and Wales after the President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and the Lord Chief Justice, and serves as the presiding officer of the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal and Head of Civil Justice.
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known simply as Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers, the others being the Inner Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn.
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia.
Parker v South Eastern Railway 2 CPD 416 is a famous English contract law case on exclusion clauses where the court held that an individual cannot escape a contractual term by failing to read the contract but that a party wanting to rely on an exclusion clause must take reasonable steps to bring it to the attention of the customer.
A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.
The Queen's Bench (or, during the reign of a male monarch, the King's Bench) is the superior court in a number of jurisdictions within some of the Commonwealth realms.
Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), also known as King's Counsel (postnominal KC) if during the reign of a male sovereign, are particularly eminent jurists appointed by letters patent to be one of His Majesty's Counsel learned in the law (or "Her").
Quinn v Leathem, is a case on economic tort and is an important case historically for British labour law.
Richard Everard Webster, 1st Viscount Alverstone (22 December 1842 - 15 December 1915) was a British barrister, politician and judge who served in many high political and judicial offices.
Robinson v Kilvert (1889) LR 41 ChD 88 is an English tort law case concerning nuisance.
The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.
Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd is a landmark UK company law case.
A Serjeant-at-Law (SL), commonly known simply as a Serjeant, was a member of an order of barristers at the English bar.
Speight v Gaunt is an English trusts law case, concerning the extent of the duty of care owed by a fiduciary.
Taff Vale Railway Co v Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants, commonly known as the Taff Vale case, is a formative case in UK labour law.
University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
University College School, generally known as UCS, is an independent school charity situated in Hampstead, north west London, England.
William Baliol Brett, 1st Viscount Esher PC, QC (13 August 1815 – 24 May 1899), known as Sir William Brett between 1868 and 1883, was a British lawyer, judge and Conservative politician.
Baron Lindley, Lindley J, Lindley LJ, Lord Justice Lindley, Lord Lindley, Lord Lindley MR, Lord Nathaniel Lindley, N Lindley, Nathaniel Lindley, Nathaniel Lindley, 1st Baron Lindley, Sir Nathaniel Lindley MR.