Earl Beauchamp v Winn: HL 1873

The rules in equity as to restitution after a payment made under a mistake of law apply as much to mistakes of fact as to mistakes of law.


(1873) LR 6 HL 223


England and Wales

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CitedKleinwort Benson Ltd v Lincoln City Council etc HL 29-Jul-1998
Right of Recovery of Money Paid under Mistake
Kleinwort Benson had made payments to a local authority under swap agreements which were thought to be legally enforceable when made. Subsequently, a decision of the House of Lords, (Hazell v. Hammersmith and Fulham) established that such swap . .
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Updated: 19 May 2022; Ref: scu.236541