Basic Principles of Contract | Contract Law

Photo Production Ltd v. Securicor Transport Ltd. (1980)

Photo Production Ltd v. Securicor Transport Ltd.  [1980] UKHL 2 (Exemption clauses) FACTS: Plaintiffs entered into contract with defendant whereby latter was required to provide patrolling services for plaintiff’s factory as provided in contract. But, any liability arising out of default of the employees of the defendants was limited by the standardized contract which provided—under no…

Basic Principles of Contract | Contract Law

Saunders v. Anglia Building Society

Saunders v. Anglia Building Society [1970] 3 All ER 961 (non-est factum principle) PRINCIPLE: In order for the defense of non-est factum to succeed, the person must show that the transaction which he signed was essentially different in substance or in kind from the one which he purported to sign. Earlier it was thought that this defense could not…