Hyde v Pimley: CA 1952

The court drew a distinction between prior consent to a breach of contract and waiver or forbearance. Sir Raymond Evershed MR said: ‘The learned judge was of opinion that consent to the commission of a particular act was not the same thing as forgiveness of the act after it had been committed and so far we agree with him.’


Sir Raymond Evershed MR


[1952] 2 All ER 102

Cited by:

CitedRhodia International Holdings Ltd. Rhodia UK Ltd v Huntsman International Llc ComC 21-Feb-2007
The parties contracted for the sale of a chemical surfactants business.The claimant had contracted to use reasonable endeavours to obtain the consent of a third party for the assignment a a contract to supply energy to the business. The defendant . .
CitedRhodia International Holdings Ltd and Another v Huntsman International CA 11-Jun-2007
There was a challenge to the validity of a sale and purchase agreement which included an assignment of a contract which would require novation.
Held: A long standing acquiesecence in one breach of the contract did not amount to a grant pf . .
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Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.251423