Remedies for Breach | Cases

1. Breach and termination

Schuler v Wickman [1974] AC 235

Hong Kong Fir Shipping Co Ltd v Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd [1962] 2 QB 26 Important

The Mihalis Angelos [1971] 1 QB 164

Bunge Corp v Tradax [1981] 1 WLR 711

Photo Productions v Securicor [1980] AC 827

Johnson v Agnew [1980] AC 367 Important

Geys v Société Générale [2012] UKSC 63 Important

2. Affirmation

White and Carter (Councils) Ltd v McGregor [1962] AC 413 Important

The Alaskan Trader [1984] 1 All ER 129

Isabella Shipowner SA v Shagang Shipping Co Ltd [2012] EWHC 1077 (Comm)

3. Specific remedies

Action for an Agreed Sum

White and Carter (Councils) Ltd v McGregor [1962] AC 413

Sumpter v Hedges [1898] 1 QB 673

Cutter v Powell (1795) 6 TR 320

Hoenig v Isaac [1952] 2 ALL ER 176

Specific Performance

Beswick v Beswick [1968] AC 58

Co-Operative Insurance Society v Argyll Stores [1997] 2 WLR 898 Important

Prohibitory Injunction

Lumley v Wagner [1852] EWHC (Ch) J96

Warren v Mendy [1989] 1 WLR 853

LauritzenCool AB v Lady Navigation [2004] EWHC 2607 Important

4. Measures of damages

Expectation loss

Robinson v Harman (1848) 1 Ex 850

Reliance loss

Anglia Television v Reed [1972] 1 QB 60

C and P Haulage Co Ltd v Middleton [1983] 3 All ER 94

Omak Maritime Ltd v Mamola Challenger Shipping Co [2010] EWHC 2026 (Comm) Important

Cost of Reinstatement

Radford v De Froberville [1977] 1 WLR 1262

Ruxley Electronics v Forsyth [1996] 1 AC 344

Restitution

AG v Blake [2001] 1 AC 268

Experience Hendrix LLC v PPX Enterprises Inc [2003] 1 All ER (Comm) 830

Negotiating Damages

Wrotham Park Estate Co Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd [1974] 1 W.L.R. 798

Experience Hendrix LLC v PPX Enterprises Inc [2003] 1 All ER (Comm) 830

Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Ltd [2018] UKSC 20 Important

Non-pecuniary Damages

Addis v Gramophone Co Ltd [1909] AC 488

Jarvis v Swan Tours Ltd [1973] QB 233

Watts v Morrow [1991] 4 All ER 937

Farley v Skinner [2001] UKHL 49; [2001] 3 WLR 899 Important

Third Party Loss

Alfred McAlpine Construction Ltd v Panatown Ltd [2001] 1 AC 518

5. Limitations on Damages

Date of Assessment

Johnson v Agnew [1980] AC 367 Important

Golden Strait Corporation v Nippon Kubishika Kaisha (The Golden Victory) [2007] UKHL 12

Bunge SSA v Nidera [2015] UKSC 43

Duty of Mitigation

British Westinghouse Co v Underground Electric Railways Co of London Ltd [1912] AC 673 Important

Lazenby Garages Ltd v Wright [1976] 1 WLR 459

Globalia Business Travel v Fulton Shipping Inc [2017] UKSC 43 Important

Remoteness

Hadley v Baxendale (1854) 9 Exch 341 Important

Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v Newman Industries Ltd [1949] 2 KB 528

Koufos v C Czarnikow Ltd (The Heron II) [1969] 1 AC 350

Parsons (Livestock) Ltd v Uttley Ingham & Co Ltd [1978] QB 791

Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc (The Achilleas) [2008] UKHL 48, [2008] 3 WLR 345 Important

Supershield Ltd v Siemens Building Technologies FE Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 7

John Grimes Partnership Limited v Gubbins [2013] EWCA Civ 37 

Wellesley Partners Ltd v Withers LLP [2015] EWCA Civ 1146

Contributory Negligence

Barclays Bank Ltd v Fairclough Building Ltd [1994] 3 WLR 1057

Penalty Clauses

Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co Ltd v New Garage & Motor Co Ltd [1915] AC 79

Cavendish Square Holding BV v El Makdessi, ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis [2015] UKSC 67 Important

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