J T Stratford and Son Ltd v Lindley: HL 1965

Lord Reid considered the tort of causing loss by unlawful means where the defendant was accused of calling a strike: ‘the respondent’s action made it practically impossible for the appellants to do any new business with the barge hirers. It was not disputed that such interference with business is tortious if any unlawful means are employed.’


Lord Reid


[1965] AC 269, [1966] 1 All ER 1013, [1966] 1 WLR 691


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedDouglas and others v Hello! Ltd and others; similar HL 2-May-2007
In Douglas, the claimants said that the defendants had interfered with their contract to provide exclusive photographs of their wedding to a competing magazine, by arranging for a third party to infiltrate and take and sell unauthorised photographs. . .
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Torts – Other, Employment

Updated: 14 May 2022; Ref: scu.251730