Hedley Byrne

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English Contract Law - Cancelling The Contract - Disclosure and Misrepresentation
... Hurd (1881) 20 Ch D 1 Derry v Peek UKHL 1 Hedley Byrne Co Ltd v Heller Partners Ltd UKHL 4 Car and Universal Finance Co Ltd v Caldwell 1 QB 525 Misrepresentation Act 1967 ... passed, the House of Lords also decided in Hedley Byrne Co Ltd v Heller Partners Ltd there should be a new claim for negligent misrepresentation at common law ... While Hedley Byrne remains an important case for an independent action in tort, MA 1967 section 2(1) was instantly more generous than the common law ...
Henderson V Merrett Syndicates Ltd - Judgment
... “ So far as Hedley Byrne itself is concerned Mr. 706) that "unless one reads Hedley Byrne with deliberate intent to find obscure or ambiguous passages" it will not bear the interpretation favoured by Oliver J ... however that, having studied yet again the speeches in Hedley Byrne A.C ...
Duty Of Care In English Law - Special Types of Harm - Pure Economic Loss
... The development of pure economic loss stems from the case of Hedley Byrne Co Ltd v Heller Partners Ltd, where it was first recognised that a duty of care may arise not to cause economic loss to others ... In this case, Hedley Byrne, an advertising agency, approached Heller Partners for a credit check on a third company, Easipower Ltd, before carrying out advertising orders on their behalf ... Ltd was credit-worthy, and in reliance on this statement, Hedley Byrne placed advertising orders for them ...

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