Tort Law Case Summaries

Tort Law Cases

This page provides a list of cases cited in our Tort Law Lecture Notes. It also provides links to case-notes and summaries.

(A)

(B)

  • Bonnington Castings Ltd v Wardlaw
  • Bottomley v Todmorden Cricket Club
  • Bourhill v Young
  • Bourne Leisure Ltd v Marsden
  • Bowater v Rowley Regis BC
  • BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland
  • Bradford v Robinson Rentals
  • Bradford Corporation v Pickles
  • Brooks v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • Brown v Cotterill
  • Bridlington Relay Ltd v Yorkshire Electricity Board
  • British Celanese v Hunt
  • British Transport Commission v Gourley
  • Brumder v Motornet Service and Repairs Ltd
  • Busby v Berkshire Bed Co Ltd
  • Butchart v Home Office
  • BXB v Watch Tower and Bible Tract Society of Pennsylvania, Trustees of the Barry Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses

(C)

(D)

(E)

  • Edward Wong Finance Co Ltd v Johnson Stokes & Master
  • Eeles v Cobham Hire Services Ltd
  • Edwards v Sutton LBC
  • English Heritage v Taylor
  • EXE v Governors of Royal Naval School

(F)

(G)

(H)

  • Hotson v East Berks AHA
  • Howard Marine v Ogden
  • Howmet Ltd v Economy Devices Ltd
  • Hughes v Lord Advocate 
  • Humphrey v Aegis Defence Services
  • Hunt v Severs
  • Hunter v Butler
  • Hunter v Canary Wharf
  • Hussain v Lancaster County Council 
  • Hussain v New Taplow Paper Mills

(I)

  • Ide v ATB Sales
  • IEG v Zurich Insurance plc
  • Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd v Shatwell
  • Innes v Wylie
  • Interlink Express Parcels v Night Trunkers
  • Iqbal v Prison Officers Association
  • Island Records Ltd, Ex Parte
  • Islington BC v University College London Hospitals NHS Trust

(J)

(K)

  • Kitchen v Royal Airforce Association
  • Knightley v Johns
  • Kotke v Saffarini
  • Kuddus v Chief Constable of Leicestershire
  • Kuwait Airways v Iraqi Airways (Nos 4 and 5)

(L)

  • Lagden v O’Connor
  • Lamb v Camden London Borough Council
  • Lambert v Barratt Homes Ltd
  • Lane v Holloway
  • Latimer v AEC
  • Lawrence v Fen Tigers Ltd
  • Laws v Florinplace Ltd
  • LE Jones Ltd v Portsmouth City Council
  • League Against Cruel Sports v Scott
  • Leakey v National Trust
  • Leigh and Sillavan Ltd v Aliakmon Shipping Co Ltd, The Aliakmon
  • Lemmon v Webb
  • Letang v Cooper
  • Letang v Ottawa Electric Railway Co
  • Lim Poh Choo v Camden & Islington Area Health Authority
  • Lippiatt v South Gloucestershire County Council
  • Lister v Romford Ice and Cold Storage
  • Liverpool Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust v Ronayne
  • Livingstone v Raywards Coal Co
  • Logdon v DPP
  • London Passenger Transport Board v Upson
  • Lonhro v Shell Petroleum

(M)

  • M Maguire v Harland & Wolff plc
  • Maga v Birmingham Roman Catholic Archdiocese Trustees
  • Maguire v Harland & Wolff plc
  • Majrowski v Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust
  • Malcolm v Broadhurst
  • Malette v Shulman
  • Mansfield v Weetabix
  • Marriott v West Midlands HA
  • Mattis v Pollock
  • Mbasogo v Logo Ltd
  • McCarthy v Marks & Spencer plc
  • McCracken v Smith
  • McFarlane v EE Caledonia
  • McGhee v National Coal Board
  • McGlinchey v General Motors (UK) Ltd
  • McHale v Watson
  • McHugh v Okai-Koi
  • McKew v Holland Hannen & Cubitts
  • McKinnon Industries v Walker
  • McLoughlin v O’Brian
  • McWilliams v Sir William Arrol & Co Ltd
  • Meadows v Khan
  • Meering v Grahame-White Aviation
  • Mersey Docks and Harbour Board v Coggins and Griffith
  • Michael v Chief Constable of South Wales
  • Miller v Jackson
  • Mitchell v Darley Main Colliery Co
  • Mitchell v Glasgow City Council
  • Mohamud v Morrisons
  • Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
  • Moosun v HSBC
  • Morris v Murray
  • Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Ltd
  • Morrison Sports Ltd v Scottish Power Plc
  • Mulcahy v Ministry of Defence
  • Mullin v Richards
  • Murphy v Brentwood District Council
  • Murray v Ministry of Defence

(N)

  • N v Poole Borough Council
  • NA v Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Nash v Sheen
  • Nationwide Building Society v Dunlop Haywards Ltd and Cobbetts
  • Naylor v Payling
  • Nettleship v Weston
  • Northampton BC v Lovatt
  • Nottingham Building Society v Eurodynamics Systems

(O)

  • O’Rourke v Camden London Borough Council
  • Ogwo v Taylor
  • Owens v Brimmell

(P)

  • Page v Smith
  • Paris v Stepney
  • Performance Cars v Abraham
  • Perry v Kendricks Transport
  • Perry v Raleys Solicitors
  • Phelps v Hillingdon London Borough Council
  • Pitts v Hunt
  • Playboy Club London Ltd v Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Spa
  • Pollock v Cahill
  • Pollard v Tesco Stores Ltd
  • Polsue & Alfieri, Limited v Rushmer
  • Prendergast v Sam and Dee Ltd
  • Pritchard v Co-Operative Group Ltd

(Q)

  • Quinland v Governor of Swaleside Prison

(R)

  • R (Lumba) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
  • R (Jalloh) v Home Secretary
  • R v Bournewood Mental Health Trust (ex parte L)
  • R v Goldstein
  • R v Governor of Brockhill Prison ex parte Evans (No 2)
  • R v Ireland
  • R v Rimmington
  • R v St George
  • Rabone v Pennine Care NHS Trust
  • Rae v Mars (UK) Ltd
  • Rahman v Arearose Ltd
  • Ratcliff v McConnell
  • Razumas v Ministry of Justice
  • RCA Corporation v Pollard
  • Read v Coker
  • Read v Lyons
  • Rebecca Elaine, The
  • Redland Bricks v Morris
  • Reeves v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • Renfrew Golf Club v Motocaddy Ltd
  • Revill v Newbery
  • Rhodes v OPO
  • Richardson v London Rubber Co Ltd
  • Richardson v LRC Products
  • Richardson v Pitt-Stanley
  • Rickards v Lothian
  • Rickless v United Artists Corporation
  • Roberts v Ramsbottom
  • Robertson v Balmain New Ferry Company
  • Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police
  • Robinson v Balmain New Ferry Co
  • Robinson v Kilvert
  • Robinson v P E Jones (Contractors) Ltd
  • Robinson v Post Office
  • Roe v Minister of Health
  • Roles v Nathan
  • Rookes v Barnard
  • Rose v Plenty
  • Rothwell v Chemical & Insulating Co (Re Pleural Plaques Litigation)
  • Rowlands v Chief Constable of Merseryside Police
  • Rylands v Fletcher

(S)

  • Sayers v Harlow Urban District Council
  • Scott v London and St Katharine Docks Co
  • Scott v Shepherd
  • Sedleigh-Denfield v O’ Callaghan
  • Shelbourne v Cancer Research
  • Shelfer v City of London Electric Lighting Company
  • Shell UK Ltd v Total UK Ltd
  • Sherratt v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police
  • Shtern v Cummings
  • Sidaway v Bethlem Royal Hospital Governors Ltd
  • Sienkiewicz v Greif (UK) Ltd
  • Simaan General Contracting Co v Pilkington Glass Ltd (No 2)
  • Simkiss v Rhondda Borough Council
  • Slater v Clay Cross Co Ltd
  • Smith v Baker
  • Smith v Eric S Bush (a firm)
  • Smith v Finch
  • Smith v Giddy
  • Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Smith v Leech Brain
  • Smith v Littlewoods Organisation Ltd
  • Smith v MOD
  • Smith v Stages
  • Smith v Stone
  • Smoldon v Whitworthbla
  • South Australia Asset Management Corp v York Montague Ltd (‘SAAMCO’)
  • Spartan Steel & Alloys v Martin & Co (Contractors) Ltd
  • Spearman v Royal United Bath Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Spencer v Wincanton Holdings
  • Spicer v Smee
  • Spittle v Bunney
  • Spring v Guardian Assurance
  • St George v Home Office
  • St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust v S
  • St Helen’s Smelting v Tipping
  • St John Poulton’s Trustee in Bankruptcy v Ministry of Justice
  • Stanley v Saddique
  • Stannard (t/a Wyvern Tyres) v Gore
  • Stansbie v Troman
  • Stapley v Gypsum Mines
  • Steel v NRAM Ltd
  • Stephens v Myers
  • Stone v Taffe
  • Sturges v Bridgman
  • Sunbolf v Alford
  • Surtees v Kingston upon Thames Borough Council
  • Sutradhar v National Environment Research Council
  • Swain v Puri 
  • Swinney v Chief Constable of Northumbria Police Force
  • SXH v Crown Prosecution Service

(T)

  • T (Adult: refusal of medical treatment), Re
  • Tacagni v Cornwall County Council
  • Tanner v Sarkar
  • Taylor v A Novo (UK) Ltd
  • Taylor v Somerset
  • Thompson-Schwab v Costaki
  • Thompson v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis
  • Thompson v Smiths Shiprepairers (North Shields) Ltd
  • Tomlinson v Congleton Borough Council

(V)

  • Vacwell Engineering Co v BDH Chemicals Ltd
  • Vaickuviene and others v J Sainsbury plc
  • Van Colle v Chief Constable of Hertfordshire
  • Viasystems v Thermal Transfer
  • Vellino v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police
  • Vernon Knight Associates v Cornwall Council

(W)

  • W v Home Office
  • Wagon Mound (no 1)
  • Wagon Mound (No 2)
  • Wainwright v Home Office
  • Walker v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • Walker v Northumberland County Council
  • Ward v Hertfordshire County Council
  • Wattleworth v Goodwood Road Racing Co
  • Watt v Herts CC
  • Werb v Solent NHS Trust
  • West Bromwich Albion v El-Safty
  • West Sussex County Council v Pierce
  • Westwood v Post Office
  • Wheat v E Lacon
  • Wheeler v Copas
  • Wheeler v JJ Saunders Ltd
  • Whipps Cross University NHS Trust v Iqbal
  • White v Blackmore
  • White v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire
  • White v City of St Albans
  • White v Jones
  • White v Taylor
  • Wieland v Cyril Lord Carpets
  • Wilkes v DePuy International Ltd
  • Wilkinson v Downton
  • Williams v Bermuda Hospitals Board
  • Williams v Natural Life Health Foods Ltd
  • Williams v Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • Wilsher v Essex AHA
  • Willson v Ministry of Defence
  • Wilson v Pringle
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets v Various Claimants
  • Wong v Parkside Health NHS Trust
  • Woodland v Essex County Council
  • Woodward v Mayor of Hastings
  • Wooldridge v Sumner
  • Woollins v British Celanese
  • Worsley v Tambrands Ltd

(X)

(Y)

  • Yah v Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Yuen Kun Yeu v Attorney General for Hong Kong