Distillers Co Ltd v Thompson: HL 1971

When asking where a tort occurred so as to give jurisdiction the court should ask: ‘where in substance did the cause of action arise, or . . what were the elements which constituted the gist of the relevant tort which it was alleged had been committed?’:


[1971] AC 458


England and Wales

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CitedMorin v Bonhams and Brooks Limited Bonhams and Brooks S A M CA 18-Dec-2003
The claimant had bought a vintage Ferrari motor car through the defendant auctioneers in Monaco but sought rescission after it appeared that the odometer had been altered. The auction conditions purported to exclude any description of the car. He . .
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Updated: 13 September 2022; Ref: scu.276480